In last night's "Lizard 101" class, we talked about Play.
Silly play, play that is not productive, play for the joy of it, playing because we feel safe enough to be playing.
What happens at this Norwegian cross walk is such a great illustration. Strangers invite strangers to play. Thus delighting other strangers. Whom in turn may are very likely to want to play some more.
Lightening up the world's mood, at very little cost, and with no expectation other than doing just that.
I think it's brilliant (and why it would be illegal baffles my mind - although I don't really want to give it much energy.)
(and big thanks to my friend Marcia for introducing me to this bit of joy)
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