Byung-Chul Han: COVID-19 has reduced us to a ‘society of survival’

By |maj 24th, 2020|biopolitics, Byung-Chul Han, China, civil society, Corona-Pandemie, Coronavirus thinkers, COVID 19 crisis, Globalization, News, South Korea, US|

“Survival will become an absolute, as though we were living in a permanent state of war”. That is how South Korean philosopher Byung-Chul Han described the world after COVID-19, in an interview with Efe: “a society of survival that loses all sense of the good life”, one where “enjoyment is also sacrificed for health”.