Normally it's considered a negative to subvert expectations. When it comes to compassion, if we wish to see lives transformed then we must look for opportunities to unexpectedly turn the narrative upside down. Changing a city or a culture is challenging work and it's often complicated. Like the Batman, how might we learn to have Compassion in the face of overwhelming pain rather than crusade for our own narrative of vengeance? Working definition: Compassion is about being there in the moment, seeing the world from someone else's viewpoint, and envisioning the future not getting caught up in the past. w/ Brian Nutwell
This week's Tour focuses on Parks and Recreation Season 2 Episode 6 (Kaboom). Keef (Paul Scheer) inspires Leslie to KABOOM her pit problem. Along the way Derrick and Drew ponder classic questions like, "Does the end justify the means?" and "Is it ever okay to take shortcuts?". To wrap it all up, they try their hand at crafting a better KABOOM.