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Panic buying: 'Who are we to tell people how to behave?'

Toilet paper, noodles, disinfectant, wipes. As "Lockdown 2" gets underway here in Europe, people are hoarding an embarrassing amount of goods all over again. But what if, instead of condemning that behavior, we accept it for what it is: rational, allowable, and — at times — even good.

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