From the Covid-19 to Sterile Humanity: An Absurd Drama

Arslan F. , Bal M.

Science, cilt.368, sa.6492, ss.1, 2020 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Editöre Mektup
  • Cilt numarası: 368 Konu: 6492
  • Basım Tarihi: 2020
  • Dergi Adı: Science
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1


In this piece, we aim to put a spotlight on the strong correlation between the Covid-19 pandemic, a humanitarian crisis (refugees on the European borders) and dramatic expressions (three plays of the absurd drama) that once highlighted and addressed the issues of similar conditions of humanity. In more details, we aim to address the issue that world- wide spread pandemics, whose effects on human beings we wish to diminish by improving our epidemiological, biological, and clinical knowledge, have various reflections other than their presence in the ecological sphere, alongside with a critique of humanity in absurd dramatic terms as observed in Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot, Endgame, and Edward Albee’s The Zoo Story. Finally, we call for a joint solution of these problems of humanity arms-in-arms, as the peoples of the whole world.