#Featured: Fearful Change - Fear Of What Comes Next by Emeka Nobis

I remember with nostalgia the “Y2K” paranoia. In the neighbourhood where I lived, it was rumoured that as soon as it was midnight of the last day of the year 1999, things would dramatically change – some watches would stop, certain devices would malfunction, and deaths could possibly happen. So many folks ate up their food supplies in preparation for their deaths. Some pulled off the batteries from their clocks and other devices.


As a 19 year-old then, I watched the incongruity of it all with pitiful glee. I guess it was because I didn’t understand it. I hadn’t even seen a computer as at then, not even to talk about understanding it. So the whole digitalization message made no sense. Y2K became a buzz word. Being Y2K compliant became a fad, a mark of distinction leaning intransigently into social stratification.

That’s what change brings: paranoia, apprehension, fear, curiosity, excitement, denial. Many adjectives to fill a bucket.

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In this age, information is the ruler; the cash-spinning omelet.
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