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This Anxiety Will Change Us

It all comes down to the science of fear

Photo: Sharon Pruitt/EyeEm/Getty Images

Maybe at this point, fear isn’t the dominant emotion people would name for the experience of coronavirus. Its horror has been rendered banal by prolonged exposure. After weeks of cycling through the Groundhog Day effect of quarantine time, “irritated” might seem a more apt descriptor for the present vibe than “scared.” That is, until we dig a…

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Kelli María Korducki

Kelli María Korducki

Writer, editor. This is where I post about ideas, strategies, and the joys of making an NYC-viable living as a self-employed creative.