On the Uses of History for Staying Alive

“Imagine that the turn of the wind to the north will bring snow: Where will you shelter, in the blizzard? Imagine the drop in the moose’s shoulder indicates she is turning to charge: Are you ready? Imagine that a virus, a thing that is debatably not even alive, can roar out of nothing and bring society to its knees. What will you do?”

Source: The Point
Published: Jul 12, 2020
Length: 11 minutes (2,846 words)
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