Doctors on news programs all say the same thing. People aren’t taking this virus seriously. They aren’t wearing masks, self distancing, or staying home. They are also saying that people don’t understand numbers as large as the number of people who have died, let alone those who are in the hospital or sick.
I once said that we should get life size dolls, and pile them on the law of the White House. One doll for each person who has died. But that’s not a possibility. However, maybe we could stick a windmill in ground that would stand for each person instead. Think of how many we would need. Think of how it would look.
We could have a COVID QUILT, like the AIDS QUILT. Nothing will change until people can SEE the death toll. Seeing is believing. We need televised tours of Covid wards. We need to DO something to help hospitals and staff, and one way to do it is to make the Virus REAL.
These might not be the best ideas, or even good ones, but if anyone has any way to SHOW the actual toll this virus is taking, the number of people who have lost their lives…I think it would wake more people up. The installation has to be in one place. Wearing ribbons, buttons, etc., won’t work. It must be one massive display, so that the full impact can be seen/felt.
This might truly be impossible. It could be too big to do, and there might not be anyone to organize it. I don’t know. It just seems as if something needs to be done.
There are 58,318 names on the Vietnam Wall. Imagine the size of the wall that will be needed when this virus is over. TheRe are 48,000 squares on the NAMES, AIDS QUILT.
Just think about it.