Has the coronavirus pandemic made us all nicer?

This week the Upside reflects on the revival of community, from mask weavers to valiant volunteers

What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Is that true of the virus? Has it made us a better species, more compassionate, altruistic, more sensitive to the needs of our neighbours, relatives, ourselves?

The revival of community has been one of the more exciting upsides from Covid-19. Homo sapiens got where they did by being cooperative and collaborative, and we’ve seen that on a daily basis: the seed sharers, mask weavers, happy clappers, valiant volunteers, community choirs and online orchestras.

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Source: theguardian
Has the coronavirus pandemic made us all nicer?