A Silent Spring is Saying Something

A Silent Spring is Saying Something 3.27.2020
Roger Cohen
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Unfamiliar sights in NY evoke “some mystic voice” murmuring: “Do things differently at the other end of this scourge, do them more equitably, more ecologically, with greater respect for the environment, or you will be smitten again. Next time the internet will collapse. The passage from real world to virtual world to no world will then be complete.” Camus: “The only way to fight plague is with decency.”

Foreign editor of the NY Times, former international correspondent, twice-weekly columnist, Roger Cohen is author of Hearts Grown Brutal: Sagas of Sarajevo, an account of the wars of Yugoslavia’s destruction, and Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazis’ Final Gamble.