‘ The GDP means everything ……… except that which makes life worthwhile ‘
Robert F Kennedy
‘ If you smile at me I will understand because that is what everybody everywhere does in the same language ‘ .
Wooden Ships – David Crosby
The Coronavirus has stopped the treadmill of perpetual growth running, even if only temporarily ,and as a result conversations of a different order are taking place . The permanent busyness maintained by the ever present digital connectedness – Orwell’s tele screen – has created a neurosis never experienced by our ancestors.