In this section of our publication, you’ll get ten different challenges. Each of them is about writing a Shortform story for a specific prompt or idea. Due to displaying reasons, I had to present all challenges in this list:
English (British?) humor is one of our greatest exports. We are known for our sarcasm, wit, and dark humor. In times of sadness and loss, we use gallows humor to keep us afloat on little buoys of inappropriateness.
From Monty Python and Fawlty Towers to the insanely successful The Office…
We are the economic man, with no care for others as defined by economist Smith
Psychologist Carl Jung visiting the United States in 1920, called on a Hopi elder in Arizona. The elder said to him, “The White Man is crazy.”
On Jung asking why, the elder said, “Because they think with their head.” Jung asked what you thought with, he said, “With our heart.” This has become relevant today as Empathy has declined and stress has grown.
Celeste Headlee points out in her Ted talk about conversations. The Empathy that has carried humanity through the ages. All issues that cause breakups are because we do not care about others. Only when Empathy is involved, we will care for others.
Had we thought with our hearts, we would have fewer conflicts in the world.