There is no “back to normal.” There’s only forward to whatever comes next.

Photo by Sonja Langford on Unsplash

The trouble with talking about getting “back to normal” is that time doesn’t run backwards. It runs forwards.

We can no more return to a pre-Covid world than we can return to typewriters or gas lamps or steam trains or diplomacy without the threat of nuclear weapons.

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Janni Lee Simner

Janni Lee Simner

Novelist = Creator of impossible worlds. Blogger = Trying to understand and improve the possible world we humans share. https://www.simner.com/fiction/