The choreography of caution | Chuck's World
Vaccines’ efficacy prompting changes in people’s behavior
Last updated 7/6/2021 at 1:25pm
We’ve been putting out little fires for a few weeks, my community of friends, manageable trauma for the post-pandemic era and not unexpected. Some are desperate to hand out overdue hugs; others don’t want to be touched by another human being for a while.
It’s the dance of an abundance of caution, the residue of over a year of antisocial behavior, and nobody looks graceful. It would be nice if we could get back to something that looks familiar, and we will, but in the meantime there are going to be awkward moments.
Something huge, something overwhelming and dangerous and frightening...