Ashrita Furman holds the record for breaking Guinness world records, but, curiously, his philosophy centers on the the search for happiness and the practice of meditation.
"I would ask them, 'Why do you want to do this?' And [they’re] sort of dancing around this idea that they just want to make money. I was noticing that some students just weren't comfortable saying that. And I sort of remember being in that head space.”
In the past year, three anonymous online platforms have taken up this imperative to create digital communities.
Terry G. Ni ’20-’21 gestures proudly towards the weathered road sign at the intersection. On it, stamped underneath an arrow that points backwards in the direction that we walked from are the words “Harvard Square.” We’ve made it to the final destination of our Saturday morning walk.