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  • Writer's pictureSixth Sensical Tarot

Mr. Rogers And The Art Of Paying Attention

"When, at the opening of each episode, Mister Rogers exchanged his jacket for a sweater and his loafers for sneakers, all the while singing 'It’s A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood', he gave children what they (and really all humans) crave: someone whose attention they could count on. The familiar routine and the steady, caring look that said 'I’m so glad to see you again'—it all gave kids a sense that they were spending time with a grown-up they could trust. When Mister Rogers promised them at the end of an episode that he’d be back, they believed him ..." (read more)

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