Health, Wholeness, and Death Amidst The Coronavirus Pandemic
On our culture’s misbegotten story of what Health is, and why Death must be at the centre of it.
by Christos Galanis
It seems to me that this pandemic has, among other things, exhumed our culture’s story of what ‘health’ is, and displayed it in stark, disfigured relief:
It seems to me that it’s something like a mathematical formula that is applied to every context and situation, and by plugging in all the relevant variables, what you want to get to is the maximum number of humans, staying alive for the maximum amount of time.
Perhaps something like: H = P x T (Health = Population multiplied by Time)