Has the Covid-19 forced us to redesign our lifestyles?
Amaravati: Has Covid-19 forced us to redesign our lifestyles or has it just led to temporary adjustments? Or is he asking us to ruminate longer on the consequences of the pandemic?
The answers are not simple but profound to these questions. Yet how many of us look outside the box?
The Hans India asked these questions to a representative sample of the population to obtain their answer. The summary says that reality is slowly sinking and that “isolation, distance and security” are inherent in each other. A common refrain tells us that social isolation will slowly lead to individualism in public spaces.
“It may not happen immediately. Yet in the long run, and given that the same conditions are repeated, there is every chance that it will lead to some kind of selfishness. It could change the concept of how we are. urban life itself. Public spaces could shrink or become more personalized, “said Vishakhapatnam software engineer R Raman.
“On the contrary, the value of family ties will increase. People have already started having dinner together at home. Watching movies with family members, reading books and spending time with children is back. some of the benefits, ”Rajahmundry’s Vineet Jaiswal is sure.
Ramana Murthy Vedula, a retired teacher from Vizianagaram, is happy that the pace of life has slowed down. “Children from abroad are calling us more … almost every day to inquire about our well-being. The care and concern for the family has increased. The news of the tragedies softens us. to greater empathy overall, perhaps. ” He is 72 years old now.
For students who have been “locked in” for more than a year, Covid-19 is rethinking not only their learning spaces but also their social construction. “The socio-political has become ‘social media politics.’ Even our protests have taken a different form. These are now online petitions. It also means wider participation. Previously, personal interactions were key to opinion taking, but suggestions were hard to come to campuses. Now there isn’t much reluctance to say what we think. Maybe it’s because everything is online and impersonal Says Shubham, a second year literature student at Christian College of Benguluru from Nellore.
N Acharyulu of Bharat Abhiyaan, a voluntary organization that works for the improvement of rural spaces, says: “The reliance on social media for public welfare is incredible. Requests for hospital beds, medicines etc. are flying fast and furiously on our WhatsApps from everywhere. We could arrange health insurance for one person in Vijayawada based on a request from a resident of New Delhi. “The pandemic is impacting our lives in many ways. Even religious institutions have connected with worshipers online. Many young people have started teaching children online part-time. New business opportunities are opening. Life will change? Maybe.