Whenever I feel I’m getting a bit too full of myself (it happens with increasing frequency), I listen to podcasts or interviews from Yuval Noah Harari. Harari, a historian and author, is about the most original intellectual I know of. His books are a must-read for me.
Here, Harari puts a historical perspective on our time in Covid. “Today many of us inhabit two worlds – the physical and virtual. When the coronavirus circulated through the physical world, many people shifted much of their lives to the virtual world, where the virus couldn’t follow.”