Everywhere you go, strangers pass by you. People whose lives don’t intersect yours. People you know nothing about. They have their own memories, hobbies, likes, and dislikes. They have their own lives.
Recently, I was in New York City. The city with a population of 8.5 million. People I have never seen before passed by me. Faces I would forget in seconds, people with their own agenda. In a city so large, I was 100% certain there were people I knew nothing about. Bring the scale down to a school level, I can say the exact same thing about Woodland.
I am 100% certain there are people I know nothing about.
I think that with one question, you can learn a lot about a person. So that’s exactly what I did.
In one day, I met and learned about 50 strangers all with one question. In commemoration of International Day of Happiness (March 20) my prompt to them is: what is happiness?