Think about it: almost the entire world’s population, cooped up at home under order of law. What do they expect people to do, twiddle their thumbs? With an avalanche of free porn available on the web (which I do not condone), it’s even worse. The streets are deserted, but you can hear the moans coming loud and clear from every house and apartment building on the block. The Okay Boomers will soon be surpassed by the Corona Boomers.
Yet there’s one thing that systems modelling doesn’t account for: and that’s the human capacity to give freely regardless of material constraints. As the coronavirus crisis kicks off, it is our capacity through love to work, give and share not for monetary gain, not for self-protection, not for any reason other than the intrinsic beauty of the act itself, that will get us through to the other side.