These leaps of human enquiry into the realm of space represent an audacity of hope and endeavour. They impact our day to day lives in myriad ways.
This hiccup of imposed social distancing will embed in us the value and sheer joy of human interaction and togetherness. Hopefully, that would be its lasting legacy!
Home is sanctuary parallel – one feels safe and comforted when one reaches there. However scanty and impoverished it maybe.’
All four of them gazed wistfully at the image of Earth that was flashing on the screen before them. It was a glorious sight – blue with its oceans and white and green patches. Humans would conquer the virus, but would they be able to conquer themselves?
The virus has melted the constraints of these definitions. It has helped us realize that we are much more than our defined roles and jobs.
We don’t need Spiderman, we need the heroism of the ordinary people….
The Covid-19 virus will be conquered – either by medicine, time or nature. Then how will it change the world? That is the question that engages us the most now.
“They are all in their homes Ashoka. But why they have stopped stepping out I don’t know. I will try and find out tomorrow.”