(1) Rosalind Russell’s “The End of Where We Begin“.
This captivating book documents the journey of three refugees. War interrupts their lives. Accordingly, we get glimpses of their trauma, journey, and resilience.
Overall, the story reminded me that we lead privileged lives here. So true, even when the pandemic caused limitations.
The theme revolves around humans being inherently kind and trusting. Consequently, there is a natural tendency to cooperate rather than compete.
There is an engaging discussion on the “current school system” and alternative education plans. The latter includes AGORA and schooling without a classroom or curriculum.
Additionally, the material provides a different perspective on playgrounds. It proposes that they influence our behaviour, among other interesting points.