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Our New Historical Divide: B.C. and A.C. — the World Before Corona and the World After

A great read by Thomas L. Friedman on global dependency and how different cultures have responded to the Coronavirus pandemic.

The power of exponentials:
 One of the hardest things for the human mind to grasp is the power of an exponential — something that just keeps relentlessly doubling and doubling, like a pandemic. The brain just can’t appreciate how quickly 5,000 cases of confirmed coronavirus infection in America can explode into one million if we don’t lock down now."

See NYTimes article here