COMMENT

In these very contingent times, I keep thinking of the lines of Rudyard Kipling's poem of contingency, "If":

"If you can keep your head when all about you, are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, yet make allowance for their doubting, too . . . "

As Covid-19 crowds out all the other news, it has the potential for crowding out all thought.

Although we must pay attention for our own health's sake and that of all whom we care

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