It’s been 18 months now that we are living with a virus that put our world upside down. Even though we are aware that we’re living through a pandemic, which has already killed millions, which challenges beliefs and threatens institutions we have long taken for granted, it will take a few more years before we realise what this period really meant, what it changed (for better or worse), what it (perhaps) promised.
The initially collective fight against a common enemy back in spring 2020 turned into the mantra "everyone for him/herself". Solidarity and empathy . . .