I wouldn’t bet on any lessons being learned from this time of media-induced mass hysteria. But I have to hope against all historical evidence to the contrary that someone, somewhere, might actually learn something valuable so we don’t find ourselves back here once again, far sooner than most people would believe possible.
Allan Milne Lees
I am hopeful because of how the EU is dealing with this. As a bloc, we screwed up massively by not coordinating efforts but we’re also sharing medical and financial resources, and getting our houses in order.
We will likely emerge much stronger because the poorest bluntly held the richest accountable and questioned their humanity. And the richest had no choice but to do the decent thing in the end.
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