Nature Can Change People's Attitudes
I'd lived in New York City for a year and a half and had grown used to the fast-paced life, even though it didn't suit me well. It was temporary since I was there for graduate school. I'd grown up in a small town of a few thousand people and was suddenly in the a city with millions.
The people I encountered didn't even make eye contact with each other, focused instead on themselves and their agenda for the day. One day that all changed, the difference so striking it made the New York Times the next day. Read more about my experience here.