Masked Messages

Masked Messages By Margaret Behrns Illustration by Baheshta Azizi We live in a world of mixed messages about wearing masks. “Masked messages”, if you will. In the past few days I’ve read: Wearing a mask is a sign of love. Wearing a mask is an act of fear. It’s like wearing clothes– you do it to be socially acceptable. You don’t wear masks to protect yourself, you wear masks to protect others. It’s a statement of solidarity. It’s my right not to wear one. A mask could save your life. Masks lead to a false sense of security.   Masks…