In theory, politicians and doctors who have studied for a long time are scientists. But in practice, few have a scientific approach.
Between unaccountability of elites and total fragmentation of civil society, Covid-19 as a circuit breaker is showing how the king – systemic design – is naked.
I will not speculate on what has driven so many governments to shut their countries down for at least a month. Doubtless, the truth will finally emerge. But that may be next year, or the year after.
As time goes on in close confinement, even people bound by love may start to find each other unbearable.