Australia’s plan to outwit COVID was to shut itself off from the world, eliminate the virus and accept the international prestige. Yeah, nah.
For the most part, we avoided the worst of the pandemic, yet I’m wondering if we learned anything from the experience.
According to numerous studies, narcissism has boomed during the pandemic, reaching all the way from yoga mats to essential workers.
As a species, while we have moments of genius, we’re fundamentally a stupid bunch, and I feel that’s what our legacy should be.
Space was once the final frontier of man’s striving. It now solely belongs to those who can afford to tour (and profit from) it.
Arnold Schwarzenegger managed to live the fiction that powered America. But for his sins, we made him a punchline.