If the coronavirus has taught us one thing, it’s the importance of our connections with each other. People everywhere have been stepping up to reach out and offer support to those who are lonely, marginalized or in need. So how do we build on the outpouring of co-operation we witnessed at the beginning of the pandemic, when neighborhoods pulled together in random acts of kindness and goodwill? How do we capitalize on the realization that we really do live in an interconnected world and that for better or worse ‘we are in this together.’
In this session we explored how through behavioral changes and our broadening world view, we are learning new ways to connect, to build resilient community and open our hearts and minds to the limitless possibilities of a new and shared future.
What does Henry David Thoreau’s retreat into the natural world at Walden Pond have to do with our modern culture of distraction and technological immersion? Come learn how Thoreau’s interest in the peace of nature was fueled by his distress at the information culture of the 19th century when the telegraph brought news to Americans […]