So many things are forbidden now.
We go everywhere in twos. It's supposed to be for our protection, for companionship. That's bullshit. There are no friends here. The truth is we're watching each other.
I know this must feel very strange, but "ordinary" is just what you're used to. This may not seem ordinary to you right now, but after a time, it will. This will become ordinary.
Now I'm awake to the world. I was asleep before. That's how we let it happen. When they slaughtered Congress, we didn't wake up. When they blame terrorists and suspended the Constitution, we didn't wake up then either. They said it would be temporary. Nothing changes instantaneously. In a gradually heating bathtub, you'd be boiled to death before you knew it.