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Four masks and a funeral

The American Scholar, April 12, 2021

April 12, 2021

Four masks and a funeral

Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Chancellor’s Professor of history writes, “The air in Chengdu has become less toxic since those artists put masks on statues a few years ago. It can be much more dangerous now in Hong Kong, though, for ordinary people to do what once were ordinary things without covering their faces. And Covid-19 is by no means the only, and sometimes not even the main, reason why.”