Dr. ATWOLI LUKOYE SAYS, COVID IS DELETING US SYSTEMATICALLY

By Dr, Lukoye Atwoli
One thing only. For the philosophers of the future.

COVID-19 is erasing us. Systematically, but pretty randomly when we do not know the algorithm it’s using.

When it’s done, we’ll meet (those of us who’ll still be here) and wonder about all the people prematurely erased. Deleted. Missing.

We’ll refer someone to a brilliant colleague in town, only to get a call back that the colleague is no more. COVID-19. We’ll call up our child’s teacher to see where we start after the pandemic, only to get no answer, and to later be told that the teacher succumbed. To COVID-19.

We’ll ask our friends what happened to the newspaper guy at the corner near our house, and be told that he doesn’t come any more. Erased. By COVID-19.

We’ll meet up at family reunions, diminished in size and stature, and wonder what happened to our raucous cousin, only to be told that we’ll not be seeing this cousin again. Because of COVID-19.

The world is being reformatted. By a virus. And nobody knows what code it’s using.

We must keep safe long enough to see this post-COVID-19 world.

Published by MWALIMU Amunga Akhanyalabandu

Passionate about Advocacy on the REAWAKENING teachers in Kenya and reporting on the MULEMBE Nation. Having worked at the Kenya National Union OF TEACHERS in the advocacy department, I will be able to detail and explain about the welfare of teachers and their point of view on socio economic and political matters. Luhyia are the 2nd most populous ethnic group in Kenya. They are blessed with great land, topography, climate, resources and human Resource. We are also keen on Luhya Renaissance is about making the Mulembe People aware of their blessings, appreciating those blessings, defending them and putting them to proper use for the current and future generations.

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