Becoming a Splendid Auditorium: How Listening Brings Us Together

Dr. Misty Hook
8 min readJul 11, 2020
Photo by George Kelly at Flickr

The news today is so full of stories from countries outside the United States that it’s weird to think of a time when that wasn’t the case. But it certainly wasn’t back when I was growing up in a medium sized town in southern Missouri. Our public school system didn’t emphasize world history and we didn’t have the internet back then, so it’s safe to say that I was fairly ignorant…