This is the second in a series of four blog posts about how peacebuilders and others could and should respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
Starting with an internet meme my sister sent me, I explore the ways we can use the coronavirus epidemic to speed up the shift in the way we think from "me" first to "we" first. And, like the spread of the virus itself, maybe do at an exponential rate of growth.
The coronavirus can be what we academics from the 1960s call a teachable moment. Read this post to see how and why we could make that happen.
One Peacebuilder's Take on the Coronavirus Sooner or later comes a crisis in our affairs, and how we meet it determines our future happiness and success. Since the beginning of time, every form of life has been called upon to meet such crises.--Robert Collier This statement was in an email sent to parents by, Augie Frattali, the principal of our grandchildren's school. I had already begun sketching out this blog post before I read it, but it took this comment by Robert Collier to focus me. I had never heard of Collier and probably never would have if my step-daughter hadn't forwarded that email. It turns out that he was a self-help author who wrote [...]