The Gifts of Understanding and The Present

March 3, 2019
Hosted by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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Episode Description

“The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding” - Leonardo da Vinci “Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment” – Buddha Kenneth Jeon and Joven Hundal tackle two big issues of today’s hectic lifestyle; being understanding and living in the present. They read two chapters on those topics from the anthology Be the Star You Are Millennials to Boomers, Celebrating Gifts of Positive Voices in a Changing Digital World followed by a lively discussion. In World Watch,J oven states that although our world is thriving, we have to address the challenges of demoralizing injustice across the globe, institutional racism, sexism, income inequality, and poverty if we want future generations to thrive. In 20/20 Vision, Kenneth dives into the Audrey Hepburn 1961 Hollywood classic, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, a film that envelopes the themes of the present and understanding.

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