The virus is the extreme manifestation of a disorder, but it had been previously announced and denounced, as an unequivocal reality. We have the obligation to offer a certain light, which we possess at all times, however dim and limited it may be, starting with what each of us is receiving as life lessons in the face of the outbreak of the pandemic.
In the past few decades, Europe seems to have lost its moral compass. Numerous signs of hopelessness are apparent. It is less a matter of competing visions of Europe than of a deep moral crisis that threatens its survival as a civilisation. The question is whether this crisis is an opportunity for rebirth or a sign that Europe is coming to an end.