June 21, 2020
The New Normal and the Post-Coronavirus Self
Since the coronavirus outbreak began, I feel that our “normal” has been turning into a “new normal”- a new baseline that is far from our pre-corona comfort zone, and I doubt that we will return to everyday life as we knew it. The new normal has torn us apart and intensified the use of technologies that help us mask our real selves. Our lives have changed in ways we are not fully aware of: our interaction with other people, our self-perception, our understanding of the world and our place in it - have all shifted.