Jakarta – On Friday, 8 May 2020, LSPR Community Services Department held its second webinar series with main theme “Isolated or Connected Society During the Pandemic” with Dr. Rudi Sukandar, Ph.D, Mr. Arif Susanto, M.Si, and moderated by Mr. Deddy Muharman, M.Si. They talked about how to stay Connected during Isolation. In this situation (pandemic), we need to be creative, creative means to stay connected.
Overall as mentioned by speakers, pandemic and isolation paradox: “Social distancing” is required to prevent infection, but loneliness can make us sick. As a motivational communication, speakers delivered a quote from an expert who said that, “We can choose to protect our health and stop the coronavirus epidemic not by the institute of totalitarian surveillance regimes, but rather by empowering citizens”.