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The World Café – Percolating Possibilities

CafeEleanor Roosevelt observed: “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” In my experience, the most interesting people are interested in ideas.

The World Café is full of such people.

Cafés have always been associated with artists, poets, writers, and other creatives. Before mass media, cafés were the idea incubators and Internet of their time, connecting creatives with each other and cross-pollinating and growing their ideas across all the arts, from music to drama.

In the cafés of early twentieth-century Paris, the birth of the Impressionist movement was monumental and revolutionary.

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