When behaviour changes overnight – from stay-at-home, to smoke free air and switching sides of the road
By Rapid Transition Alliance Staff, Rapid Transition Alliance
How quickly, in peacetime democracies, are people prepared radically to change their behaviour? The Covid-19 pandemic provides some clues. One of the most common measures introduced to control its spread has been the ‘stay at home’ order. Normally known as ‘lockdown’ ... To an extraordinary degree, people have complied, and this is not the first time populations have accepted and adapted to suddenly introduced behaviour changes.