“‘The only thing to fear is fear itself’ was stupid advice.
Sure, don’t hoard toilet paper – but if policymakers fear fear itself, they’ll downplay real dangers to avoid ‘mass panic’. Fear’s not the problem, it’s how we channel our fear. Fear gives us energy to deal with dangers now, and prepare for dangers later.
Honestly, we (Marcel, epidemiologist + Nicky, art/code) are worried. We bet you are, too! That’s why we’ve channelled our fear into making these playable simulations, so that you can channel your fear into understanding.”
Check it out below…