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The Hopeful Silence of Our Divine Upgrade

At minimum, Covid-19 has forced a sort of time-lapse effect, condensing years and decades of hindsight into weeks and months of real-time updates, causing us to see the vast tapestry of international, political and economic processes normally invisible to analysis by virtue of their ponderous pace. While normal life will certainly resume in many respects, history itself has tilted, and we can’t go back. It is pointless to try…