The NBA’s bold decision to finish the season – amid the risks and uncertainties – is indeed refreshing. It is an act signifying a dogged determination – a defiance, if you will – to survive. Against an uncommon, invisible enemy, it is a statement of support for all of humanity. Despite the problems besetting us today, despite the deadly contagion and the social inequities and all, there will always be a new day ahead.
Who says you can’t have fun with lockdown birthdays? You can still drink and be merry with friends, you can have a virtual dance parties and classes, you can play virtual games – even golf, you can do almost everything using your computer now. New normal being too restrictive? Innovative minds can certainly find new ideas for the new normal.