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Ignaz might not be happy, but Donne would be chuffed.
Our growth, our evolution has happened unconsciously, at an intuitive, human level – we have been feeling not thinking, reacting not planning, doing what feels right rather than what we are told is right.
All we can do in the Time of Covid is to do our best and act in good faith.
We have closed schools which has reduced transmission; we can’t close care homes.
You wouldn’t send someone into the centre of Fukushima wearing a plastic flimsy? Well, the UK has allowed that to happen.
This will all soon be over and we can get back to huddling, cuddling or whatever.
Fear of doing the wrong thing is a fundamental of quality improvement. If you are afraid to act because people might call you out or think you stupid, you won’t do anything, and the quality won’t improve. It won’t necessarily deteriorate either, yet, in times of radical change, that is worse.