COVID-19 has introduced a new level of stress to all organizations, with so many of us adjusting to a new way of living and working. Many people, while feeling stressed and struggling to find a new work/life balance, will resort to common, but unsustainable, coping practices such as working harder and longer.
I had the good fortune to work in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. As I look at what is happening now in America and beyond, it forcefully brings back to me some of the huge frustrations and problems, as well as the gratifying progress that over time made it all worthwhile. Are there lessons for today that we can take from those experiences?
With COVID-19 has come a contagion of virus-related conspiracy theories too. In this webinar with Dr. David Black, we explore the common features of these conspiracy theories and how they can sometimes have a certain "logic" factor to them, despite their irrationality. We learn what conspiracy theory is, how it affects society, why it appeals to people and how it has long endured in Western culture.