507: Initial thoughts on an emerging global crisis

It was a bad week to be away. But while Bart Campolo was gone on a family trip, the world changed. After coming back, Bart shares his thoughts about the emerging global crisis being caused by COVID-19.

Quick note: We briefly talk about our worst fears for our modern way of life, including Bart’s long-held belief that the economy is unsustainable and could collapse into an economic depression. If you don’t want to hear negative thoughts right now, and want to go straight to the more hopeful and practical stuff, skip at 9:42 and resume at 14:35.

Some ideas: Band together. Who’s in your ‘in-person’ circle? Learn how to ‘touch’ people remotely. Identify your trusted news sources and use them to verify other information. Sync up and watch movies and shows together remotely (3-2-1-PLAY). Develop good routines. Listen to next week for some thoughts on at-a-distance friendship.

(Here’s a video on how to make a surgical mask!)


By | 2022-08-10T03:26:10+00:00 March 18th, 2020|Podcast|

About the Author:

Bart Campolo is a secular community builder, counselor and writer who currently serves as the Humanist Chaplain at the University of Cincinnati. Listen to his podcast HERE!