A Response to “Will Coronavirus (Really) Change the World?”

Just read this earlier: https://eand.co/will-coronavirus-really-change-the-world-77d16e860996 There’s a topic that’s become fashionable amongst intellectuals these days. How will Coronavirus change the world? Do you see the work we really have to do now? We have to reverse centuries — and I mean centuries — of colonialism, capitalism, supremacy, patriarchy. Around the world. And there is no…

Responseability

Does responsibility come from response-ability ? Haven’t checked the etymology but I like the idea. It shifts the sentiment of the word from a burden / being expected to do something / powerless, to control / being able to choose your actions and how to response / powerful. Quite a useful reframe. OK, all words…