Wednesday, July 4, 2012

HBO's NEWSROOM Opening scene "Why America's Not the Greatest Country"

As we celebrate the 4th of July or Independence Day -- with cook-outs, parades, hot dog eating contests, fireworks etc -- here is one big thought to contemplate:

Our country's future destination.

Are America's brightest day in the rear view mirror or does our country have the will to rise to greater heights? Are we doomed to continue to shout at each other or will we sharpen our capacity to empathize and communicate among ourselves?

Here's an excellent video (thanks Campbell) that poses a challenge to our conventional wisdom. Have a happy 4th.

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