Something I forgot to mention... the quarantine actually only applies to my son. Swine Flu is too far gone here in Victoria for family members to have to stay at home too if they're not showing symptoms. Lucky that, because I took 3 days off work last week with a bad viral headache and lethargy... which of course leads me to wonder if I had (or have) it?
Then again, it could all just be a regular virus, cold or flu my son has - it is Winter here after all. However, we do know that a youngster who uses the community centre where his kindergarten is had swine flu, so it could well be.
“I hope, Anuruddha, that you are all living in concord, with mutual appreciation, without disputing, blending like milk and water, viewing each other with kindly eyes.” (MN 31)
What is the final conviction that comes when radical attention is razor-edge sharp? That the object of the mind is mind-made (manomaya). (Ven. Ñāṇananda)
"If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 50 years ago, a liberal 25 years ago and a racist today." (Thomas Sowell)