Before technology we told stories to each other... live
The view of the city from the trails are often different, you can long to get back, long to see people again. But reality in the city change at a faster pace. And people who has been gone for longer times are often surprised by how little they now fit in
So often it is hard to tell who gets there first, even who gets there at all... because we often move in different directions, depending on who we are and how much time we each think we have
Some interfere when they see others do things they disagree with, others just keep to their own reality and needs, as if wearing dog head protective collars - Keeping reality to themselves
We've tried it with drunk driving, smoking and cutting corners in other ways but do these signs ever work
A few hours after the news of lock down because of a declared both global and national pandemic, people started flooding the supermarkets, hoarding toilet paper, cans, beans and frozen meat
In the trains, on the trails, in the homes and on the jobs, we are alone at our screens... And everybody seems to think it is fine...
For some it is the quick answer no matter what the situation, and in a crises, some are really fine - Others just plan to fake it till they make it
Different understandings of what it means make it more important to define it - or at least find ways to share our needs around it
Keeping social is becoming normal and a new kind of conflicts are based on it. Blaming people over and being frustrated about social distance
We are connecting to each other more than ever, and at the same time less - And it seems to have a lot to do with digital technology. We simple shift from relating less offline, to more online. But does it work for us?
Dwelling can both mean a house and contemplating or stopping at something, lingering there to see what is
If we can get people off the island of loneliness, and into caring and living networks and relationships, jobs and communities, who knows how many drugs we could do without
Many of us live in bubbles where we seldom cross the paths of people living different lives - But it can be very healthy to realize that there are other realities than our personal ones
It can be tempting to punish oneself for not living up to one's own expectations - but is it the best strategy?
The Covid-19 pandemic has turned into a bit of a test for many of us. Will we act for the benefits of all, or secure our own personal thrive first without thinking of the needs of others
It is a different strategy than most people use when challenges fill the horisont, and it feels like we are on a steep cliff without hope