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Ken Burns: “Be curious, not cool. Insecurity makes liars of us all.”

May 20, 2024

Ken Burns delivers remarks at the podium
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“Be in nature, which is always perfect, and where nothing is binary. Its sheer majesty may remind you of your own atomic insignificance, as one observer put it, but in the inscrutable and paradoxical ways of wild places, you will feel larger, inspirited, just as the egotist in our midst is diminished by his or her self-regard.”

Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse