Coronavirus sufferer Maynard Hames Keenan speaks out on Covidiots
Maynard James Keenan contracted Covid-19 while touring the southern hemisphere, and while he has mostly recovered still suffers daily coughing bouts. He’s now spoken to Consequence of Sound about how he and others have reacted to the global pandemic.
“There’s logic attached to just looking out for each other… I have a lot more questions than answers, honestly… Is this thing like a flame on a candle? If you stand in the corner far enough away from somebody, does the flame burn the candle down, and then it can no longer light your candle? Or is it not like that at all, and it’s going to live on beyond its own cycle within you? I have no idea, but the idea of temporarily isolating and really adhering to the isolation, it seems like that would’ve worked.”
“But we tend to be fairly arrogant. I knew what I went through and I know what I’m still going through, so I would recommend that you take this seriously, but I feel like that’s just going to fall on deaf ears. It’s just going to be a polarised, politicised statement, so it’s pointless. In that case, I’m just going to worry about keeping my family safe and keeping my friends safe.”
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