I am very aware and concerned that the virus discussion and needed responses are eclipsing the view of the climate problem and its needed responses.
Freud, to bring back the dead, wrote in the context of therapy
… the scene of a dog race in which the prize was to be a garland of sausages but which some humorist spoiled by throwing a single sausage on to the track. The result was of course that the dogs threw themselves upon it and forgot all about the race and about the garland that was luring them on to the victory in the far distance.
Observations on transference love. 385 therapy and tehcnique.