The weird culture shaping our world

The nexus of falafel, your calendar app, and our post-COVID future

Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia. (Photo by the author)

A couple of months ago, an Australian friend suggested we go for lunch together. That was the last Friday before Ramadan, and she thought it would be fun to share my last lunch before I start my fasting month. She sent me a calendar invite and we chose to celebrate this moment at a Lebanese…