Happy Thanksgiving posts are usually about counting our blessings and giving thanks. Steven Johnson compels us to consider this thought experiment: If your daily newspaper were published once-in-a-century, and it came out today, what would the banner headline read?
This is, indeed, something to be truly grateful for: Human life expectancy at birth doubled, worldwide, over the last hundred years.
Here’s a video Steven Johnson referred to in his TED Talk; under two minutes:
I plan to listen to the Audible Book. I recommend Audible Books.
By: Steven Johnson
Narrated by: Steven Johnson
Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
Release date: 05-11-21
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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I’ll likely do a more traditional Happy Thanksgiving Holiday Greeting for some client sites, and I’ll share a couple of thoughts along that line here.
Here’s a great poem, among many at https://www.weareteachers.com/thanksgiving-poems-for-kids/ (that’s for kids of all ages!).
I was pleased to find this little gem among many via https://www.google.com/search?q=thanksgiving+poems
You’ll find more fun Thanksgiving Day poems for kids at https://gatheredagain.com/thanksgiving-poems-kids/
With all best wishes for you and yours to enjoy a Happy Thanksgiving!
Gerard I. “Jerry” Schritz
Founder & CEO, Intelegist, LLC
Sponsor & Member, Wisconsin Business Owners
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