This week-old video is zipping across the Internet and picking up speed, forcing us to think why some young people stand out more than others? Where does curiosity come from? Why are some people curious and others are content not to know possibilities?
And as long as we’re on the subject of big questions and Internet videos, we might as toss this one into the mix, too. Does the universe have a purpose. I’ll hang up and listen.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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