“The reminder that we are all similarly vulnerable, similarly worried, and that we need concerted action across the globe to address this disease, brings some hope.”
While the thought of social distancing is intimidating for many, Ms Panizza argues it is the first time humans are being conscious of one another.
Even if that being aware consists of making sure you stay two metres from someone on the street, we are still forced to pay attention to each other.
The philosopher continued: “Our immediate problem, in lockdown, is avoiding contagion from another human.
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