What do you reckon? Forget 2020 happened and give it a second chance? But maybe next year will be worse?
Just returned from a long trek in the forest and was mulling the year over, precisely.
Actually, though it sounds trite, many things to be thankful for and no arrogance, just hope the rather strict self-enforced precautions continue to work and professional life continues as it has been this year. It has been not-so-bad for people who had already been working from home for 20 years or so and know how to get things done with virtual teams.
Beyond that, any bourgeois or existential discomforts for me are minor compared to this:
You Thought 2020 Was Bad: UN Issues ‘Bleakest And Darkest’ Outlook Ever For 2021 - Forbes -
"After a year widely panned as one of the worst in modern history, the United Nations is warning 2021 could be even more awful, with top officials saying the new year could be the worst in terms of humanitarian catastrophes in the organization’s 75-year history."
Between climate change, the pandemic, and existing wars and political instabilities, it's tough for developing countries.
Even Brexit is a paper cut in comparison.
The spectacle is not a collection of images, but a social relation among people, mediated by images. - Guy Debord