Ideas for Change: We for Us
Good Will Hunting once famously said that there is nothing they teach at university that you can’t learn for some pocket change in late-fees at your local library. He was, of course, quite correct.
Public discourse is marked by spotlight discussions on definitive issues, like climate change, inequality or digitisation. Naturally so. We humans can only consume as much information at once. There is nothing wrong with those discussions. In fact, we often avoid them for reasons like fear, greed or loss of power. Change of some kind, I guess.
Have you been scared?
I have been scared to death.
Have you been scared for me?
I have not been thinking about you much lately, to be honest.
From one day to the other, our lives have moved online. Even if lockdowns are loosening up everywhere, the digital is here to stay.
We all wish to ‘go back to normal’, however this new ‘normal’ might look like.
In Poland, as part of the process of ‘defrosting’ the economy, the government authorised the re-opening of educational institutions for the youngest.
I’ve lived a very long time, 80 years in fact. At no time in my life has there been such an event as that of the pandemic.