Sources of inspiration

Thinking about ideas as nourishment....what is fueling our sense of hope in turbulent times?  I take a lot of my inspiration from things I hear about on public radio - wnyc here in NYC and Newark.  On Being is a favorite, and also Radio Lab, This American Life, and Wait Wait Don't Tell Me for a riotous take on current events.  Here's what blew me away this morning:

Particularly relevant, she offers a striking example of the impetus to create and illuminate beauty as the best, most effective way to be an activist.  Offering an alternative, making connections.  Small, individual action may be limited in power, but when combined with those of others, amazing things can happen. Have a listen