Is anonymity always bad?

We have come to appreciate that facemasks are not such a bad thing after all. Thanks, in part, to religiously putting on masks each day for the last two-plus years, we have survived the pandemic that continues to mercilessly steal our loved ones.

Though considered a handy tool for the bad boys; burglars and robbers, for many, facemasks continue to be a prized possession, principally because they have been effective in saving lives.

Inevitably, because of masks, we have failed to recognise people that we know. Some would stop and engage us in small talk, but many, despite recognising us, took good advantage of their masks to press on as if we were strangers to them.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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