Published 02 April 2020, by Dr Iqbal Survé

The survival of the fittest in these times will be marked by those individuals and businesses who will adapt to a different world - after Covid-19. Picture: Bongani Mbatha /African News Agency (ANA)

The survival of the fittest in these times will be marked by those individuals and businesses who will adapt to a different world – after Covid-19. This is the last of a three-part series by Dr Iqbal Survé reflecting on the pandemic sweeping the globe.

Will we?

Like many of you, I’m sure, I have pondered what life will be like once we can all go outside and enjoy the conviviality of friends and family again.

Will we spontaneously hug one another at first sight, or be afraid and remain slightly apart? Will we lose our human touch? Will our businesses and economies be fit enough for purpose?

Has our purpose changed? How will the economic world evolve to take account of the new paradigm?

There is no simple answer, and no one has a crystal ball – we can make only educated guesses. I would hazard a guess though, that the conjectures would be modelled on by now, more or less, defunct systems.

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