I think its also perspective.
Estimate 95K died in 2019 in the USA from the Flu.
So while COVID is more deadly than the FLU, we survived it better than the Spanish Flu or Black Plaque.
This pandemic has killed more than the last 5 US flu seasons combined. Not sure where you're getting that info.
And we haven't survived anything yet. We've lost almost a quarter million lives, roughly 20% of the global deaths, despite having 4% of the global population. And the only reason the deaths are as low as they are, is because we did what we did from Mid-March through May. Without those measures, we'd easily be looking at around a half a million deaths at this point, based on models I've seen.
So the argument that it isn't that bad, all logic is out the window, stop looking for reasons not to do things, etc... is completey flawed and BS because the only reason it's as good as it is (which is horrible FTR), is because we actually did try and beat this thing once upon a time, then gave up.