Year 2070: The Last of Generation Coronavirus

When they get old, every generation tries to explain to young people that they don’t have it nearly that bad. When generation Z gets old, they will no doubt look back on the lockdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic as a formative experience.

6 thoughts on “Year 2070: The Last of Generation Coronavirus

  1. Point well taken, Ted, but I fear the well ordered, loop-tunnel background is entirely too optimistic. Something more apocalyptic and Mad Max like would probably be more appropriate….

    Henri

  2. Interesting. My original comment went in, when I edited it, this appeared at the bottom of the editing window:
    Your edited comment was marked as spam. If this is in error, please contact the admin.

    • The software sees that your edited comment is very much like a comment it has already seen, so it must be spam. Can’t argue with that logic. (Well, you can, but it won’t do any good, software being software.)

  3. Bad News: a virus outbreak that could very well kill more USAns than all of WWII.
    “But we can fights this, right?”

    Good News: rather than having to completely retool production to planes, ships, and tanks, and send a generation overseas to shoot and be shot at for years on end – we just need to chill at home for a few weeks and not produce much of anything apart from basic sustenance and very few scarce medical goods.
    “Nah, that’s too much to ask. Also the stock market will take a hit.”

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