Connect Beyond Club: Curiousity
Featured Book – Terraform: Building A Better World By Propaganda – In this deep, challenging, and thoughtful book, Propaganda looks at the ways in which our world is broken. Using the metaphor of terraforming—creating a livable world out of an inhospitable one—he shows how we can begin to reshape our homes, friendships, communities, and politics.
Featured Podcast This American Life episode – Dr. Gilmer and Mr. Hyde – Dr. Benjamin Gilmer gets a job at a rural clinic. He finds out he’s replaced someone — also named Dr. Gilmer — who went to prison after killing his own father. But the more Benjamin’s patients talk about the other Dr. Gilmer, the more confused he becomes. Everyone loved the old Dr. Gilmer. So Benjamin starts digging around, trying to understand how a good man can seemingly turn bad.
Featured Movie – Dead Poet’s Society – a 1989 American teen drama film written by Tom Schulman, directed by Peter Weir, and starring Robin Williams. Set in 1959 at the fictional elite conservative Vermont boarding school Welton Academy, it tells the story of an English teacher who inspires his students through his teaching of poetry. Available on Hulu and Amazon, Apple, and Google Video.
Short Video – Film Producer Brain Grazer talks about Curiosity Is A Superpower | Watch Video
Short Video – From PBS on Building Curiosity | Watch Video
This is an invitation to explore how curiosity fuels your imagination; to open the mind and be open to possibilities. Curiosity is the spark behind the spark of every great idea.