Picnicking on the floor by Timothy Jacobson | The New Criterion

As Chesterton saw it, home is not a place where one could ever conceivably be stuck, as millions lament their predicament today. Rather, one might want to stay there longer. Of course, certain basic conditions apply: Is a particular home capacious or stifling, filled with love or abusive? Assuming even the most favorable fundamentals, however, one senses many homes today may be handicapped going into covid confinement and ill-prepared for the “togetherness” that pestilence forces upon them.
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