Omicron: A wake-up call
The writing had always been on the wall. We spend decades in our lifetimes trying to improve the state of technology, to break new frontiers, to devise solutions to mankind’s biggest worries and greatest challenges – only to find that the worst crisis, and the hamartia that we have always been perennially incapable of addressing, rests with humanity itself. Its proclivities to draw battle lines, to devise camps, to separate individuals in alleged equality – only to leave half of us in despair, and most of the other half in destitute inequalities.
This is not a pious rant of sanctimonious intentions. Nor is this intended to be an opener to a cheesy Quarantino movie. It’s instead an indictment of the state of the world we live in today. ...