Why are existential questions of being, interdependence, and coexistence, vital in these times of readjustment of powers and values?

A response from Julia Nevarez at Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden: Because the best we can offer after contributing to so much deterioration is to build communities of understanding, tolerance, and strength in love.

How can we reconcile existential tensions between the flow and currents of the animate life of environments in contrast to the human-centered occupation of the world?

A response from an audience member at MIT: We need to increase awareness of nature and let people explore outdoors. We also need to put policies in place so that we don’t destroy our planet.

How do you cope with uncertainty?

A response from Jenzel Freeman at MIT: In times of uncertainty, I almost certainly will feel an initial rush of nerves traverse through my body followed by feelings of frustration at the unknown. However, once that innate reaction fades, I begin to wonder and brainstorm potential outcomes or possibilities that …