Human evolution is a long old game. We still have our coccyx, the remnant of a long-vanished tail, and our wisdom teeth, from when we needed them to grind food like an elementary mill. Even getting goosebumps is just a hark back to the time when we needed, like dogs, to raise our hairy hackles at potential or perceived threats. It’s just as well that that’s developed out of us, because right now, there’d be a hell of a lot of hackle-raising going on from our regulation two metres apart. We’d be like a kennel of pit bulls.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://nation.cymru/opinion/will-we-use-this-crisis-to-rediscover-the-value-of-community-or-for-more-suspicion-and-othering/