Metaphors Matter in a Time of Pandemic

Language matters. This author critiques the use of War metaphors in dealing with pandemics. Author reminds us that at war we require command and control, rather than the spontaneous volunteerism we have seen with self-isolation and self quarantine.

Publisher: Wired | Author: Virginia Heffernan

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guidance and history
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-05-19 (Modified: 2021-09-20)

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