Ev On Everything
Ev On Everything
Mar 24, 2020
(M+D Archive) Locked Down, But One Small Village of Indomitable Gauls...
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So various companies are responding differently to the lockdown. Some are resistant to the idea of basic social responsibility, others are finally seeing a little disruption of their own after disrupting perfectly good industries themselves. Airbnb, for instance. People staying in might take some strength from the common thought that perhaps meaning and purpose could be added to their lives by some crisis or catastrophe, and that might save us from some of the worst mental health effects of being locked down.

Albert Uderzo created some of the most important stories of my life, and the memories I have of reading his work in the library near my home in Dublin are very dear to me.  He passed away this week at age 92, and I'm both deeply sad, and delighted also to be reminded once again of his work. If we weren't locked down, I know where I'd be today. In the library, with Asterix and Obelix.

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