Meaningful life in the time of Corona-economics
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Tyner J, Rice S. Meaningful life in the time of Corona-economics. Dialogues in Human Geography. 2020;10(2):116-119. doi:10.1177/2043820620934921
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The COVID-19 pandemic offers an opportunity to think more deeply about who and what we value in society, with value determined not on conditions set by capital but instead on achieving meaning in life. In this commentary, we pose a series of interconnected questions to geography: What does it mean to live a meaningful life? Furthermore, is such a life possible under capitalism? And what does a society that prioritizes meaningful life look like?