Hassans' lawyer, Nigel Feetham QC is a prolific publisher on legal, historical and social matters. Take a read of his fascinating insight as to how we will need to adapt if we wish to avoid an era of individualism and mitigate the destruction of the livelihoods, wealth and businesses of millions of people.

When our ape ancestors slowly climbed down from the safety of trees and started walking on the ground, they were exposed to far greater risk but they embraced it and it was the start of human evolution. Whether people are allowed to leave the relative safety of their homes or not as a result of this pandemic, may well turn out to be next evolutionary (or retrograde) step for humanity.

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