I don't think the normalcy will ever return. Maybe this is the start of the change or the end?
Just remember, you (if Christian) cannot take the mark for buying/selling. That is the pushback line for us:
“And he causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: and that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name” (Revelations, 13:16-17).