Coronavirus as the great equaliser

If there is a mess in a country - everybody suffers.

COVID-19 like every severe trial equalizes different people in the face of possible contagion. Now the interest in celebrity affairs has noticeably decreased - the fans have to think more about themselves.

Madonna recently expressed some wise thoughts about coronavirus: "What's terrible about it is that it's made us all equal in many ways, and what's wonderful about it is that it's made us all equal in many ways."

It's a pity that this relative equality will last only until the epidemic is over.

Сelebrity culture is created by ordinary people, not by the celebrities themselves.
These are ordinary people who need to know for some reason whether Kim Kardashian is pregnant again and what Johnny Depp eats for breakfast. Coronavirus is very useful for such followers - it shows that they are interested in things which mean nothing to them. When the pandemic is over (since everything ends sooner or later) the fans will inundate the celebrity's FB and Instagram accounts again. Apparently, they just can't live in any other way.

And Madonna is right about the coronavirus as "the great equaliser."
A long time ago I was a Soviet Army officer and noticed one very important thing. If there is a mess in a military unit it seems that it is bad just for the soldiers. No. For everyone. I could hardly perform my duties as well as the senior officers did. So Madonna is right. Just the concepts of the "bad"and "good" are different for the rich and for the poor. And that's because all people are different. The equality is an illusion. There are almost 8 billion people on the Earth and no two of them are equal, even twins.

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Igor Chykalov
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