During the COVID-19 pandemic, the refrain of war has echoed across the world. It has tainted the way we speak about the pandemic and shaped the way we think about it. Metaphors can direct thought and action. This essay reflects on the ways in which the metaphor of war is disrupting the way we relate to the pandemic, to our society, and to each other and concludes with an alternative metaphor.
"Stop Fighting the Coronavirus,"
Journal of Wellness: Vol. 2
, Article 9.
Available at: https://ir.library.louisville.edu/jwellness/vol2/iss1/9