2020 was the year the world abruptly changed. One might even describe it as violently changed and not be accused of hyperbole.
To realize this is to grapple with the uncertainty and fragility of life. Things we always assumed would be part of reality we now realize are fluid.
Whether you choose to admit it or not, we have irrevocably altered our climate on earth and will have to deal with the consequences. Life will not go on as we so naively assumed it would.
We now understand how vulnerable our species is to viral pathogens.
America came dangerously close to fascism – close enough to make it clear that what happened in Germany in 1933 could absolutely happen here.
We learned how dark the heart of humanity really is.
Should I go on?