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– Hippocrates, 5th century B.C.
Some say the world is going to change. For me, it has already changed in March 2020.
A “coronavirus” world
A better world?
For me, the world doesn’t change for the better. It’s never just a point of view, my point of view, because for the Big Pharma manufacturers of future drugs and vaccines , of course, it’s a change for the better.
The minority for whom the world is “changing for the better” because of the coronavirus :
Phenomenal profits in the offing. A veritable gush of dollars and euros to come for the majority shareholders and CEOs of Big Pharma, who are already immensely wealthy.
For the already richest people in the world, it’s a change for the better, yes .
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According to Forbes ,
“The unemployment rate and the number of COVID-19 cases continue to skyrocket, but the stock market is doing better. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 both jumped more than 12% in the week ending April 9. (Markets closed on April 10 for Good Friday). Stocks jumped significantly on Thursday as the Federal Reserve announced a $2.3 trillion (trillion) loan to support the economy. Market gains led to a combined $51.3 billion increase for 10 of the world’s billionaires since the market closed a week ago on April 2.”
I’ve always wondered why, at such a level of wealth, would you want to be even richer.
But this is certainly the naive questioning of a person who is not part of this “world of the super-rich” (and does not want to be part of it).
For governments, business leaders, directors, for any person in power attracted by an authoritarian, even totalitarian, dictatorial drift , this is a change for the better too.
This is the case at the global level, at the national level but also in all power structures, major and minor.
Wherever leaders prefer to impose rather than propose,