Pre Pandemic Past

People are desperate to get back to some kind of normal behaviour — hugging friends and family, meeting, drinking, dancing, going to clubs, all the things they used to do. What everybody finds hard to realise, still less to accept, is that that ‘normal’ to which we long to return is no longer available. That train has left the station. The pre-pandemic past is indeed a different country.

via Sunday 2 August, 2020 - Memex 1.1

The faster we realize that the old world is gone, the more time we have to build a better one.