What are Your Imaginal Disks?

John Bordeaux
3 min readMay 31, 2020

“Can you do anything about the other students? They keep posting COVID-19 conversations in the discussion group, even when it’s off topic. Please, I was hoping school would be a respite from talking about the virus.”

There is a hunger to move on, as summer beckons, to begin a post-pandemic life. There is a rush to restart business and vacations, and millions clamor to reset the clock — despite minimal change to risk factors for most Americans. We want to move on and forget.

This is humanity’s urge, not new to us. Irish historians struggled to find…