There is a simple truth in sociology. In the absence of clear direction, a society will not know how to behave. Absent clear norms, its fabric will tear; without leadership—absent the “social good” will be. The role of societal leadership therefore falls to government. While each society goes to defining its model of government, each model goes to ensuring that its society holds together under stress. The corollary goes that when a government stops mandating behaviours when faced with societal threat, governing stops too. History is framed with challenges and responses in this regard: Magna Carta, Reformation, Communism, Fascism, 1950s Civil Rights, 1960s Apartheid, 1970s Feminism, 1980s Gay Rights. And since 2019, the Free World’s response to Covid-19—where individuals rather than governments have defined…