Hiding in Plain Sight: More Emergence Observations

Cutting edge or flouting?

As quarantines relax, many urban residents show behavior that belongs to a stage of reopening not yet formally announced by government. In short, flouters adopt “Phase 2” activities in “Phase 1.” Is this a mostly harmless and realistic “cutting edge,” or impatience in the form of reckless abandon? What does this conduct tell us about urban dwellers’ response to change?