People Are Sharing What 2020 Has Taught Them

2020 has been a whirlwind of a year, from an ongoing global pandemic claiming lives every day to celebrity deaths to a tumultuous election season that feels like it’ll never end. But people are trying to find the positives that came from this interesting year.

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A group of users on the r/AskReddit shared their answer to a simple question that one user named u/HumanSieve asked, which was:

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What has 2020 taught you?

Some of the replies perfectly summed up what others were thinking, so we put together a list of the best comments in the forum, to sum up we think 2020 has taught us, collectively:

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Video games are fun, but not when it’s the only thing you can do.


My job can absolutely be done from home, and honestly, I work harder and more efficiently like this anyway.


There are more stupid people than I thought.

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People pick really stupid ideological hills to die on. In the case of anti-maskers, literal hills to die on.


When you think it can’t get any worse, it definitely can.


Even in a terrible year, good things can happen.

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People are selfish AF.


In times of crisis, good people rise to the occasion, and bad ones sink to new lows.


I learned that not a lot of people wash their hands regularly.

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We’re all in this together, unfortunately.


Don’t save gift certificates.


If zombies do appear, humans will probably kill you first.

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Never let the pope slap a woman on January 1st.


It’s legitimately healthy to disconnect from news and media. We are not wired to feel horrible all the time, even when bad things are happening we don’t have to constantly feel angry or sad about it.


If you let Karens act as they please, the world is gonna be a bad place.

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Don’t put shit you want to do off. You never know when some giant global event will completely fuck up all of your plans.


Cheese crackers and cheese balls aren’t a good combination.