We hope the simple act of reflective discussion between generations and cultures makes a difference. That’s why we publish thoughtful questions each Sunday in hope you will pursue them over a meal iwith people outside of your typical tribe in the week ahead.
For this week’s question, we actually have two to encourage thought around what cultural and historical forces shape and influence the generations.
To inspire deeper thinking, check out this 15 minute entertaining, tip-filled, and thought-provoking TED Talk by neuroscientist Kristen Race as she explores how generations influence each other and what we can do about rising modern-day stress.
How have the forces of modern life disrupted what we believe to be positive components of a healthy childhood? What skills of yesteryear do you think are lacking and do you think it is possible they can be revived in today’s society?