Pandemically altered: Did you really ever need all that stuff? Do you understand now the value of relationship?, et cetera

In my lockdown in HCMC, Vietnam, I am starting to open my ears to the perspectives of people around the world who have been thinking hard about how society and how we relate and connect are going to change, and are changing.


In this video, researcher and scholar Yukiko Uchida, points out what we used to consider ‘normal’ (long commutes, lack of time with loved ones on account of being ‘busy’, and consumption of lots of things that we may or may not be missing as we stay in our lockdowns) can be re-evaluated. We have to rethink what we consider ‘normal,’ says Uchida.


Here is the video.