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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Comfort can be dangerous. Comfort provides a floor but also a ceiling.

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Trevor Noah

Born and raised in South Africa under apartheid, "The Daily Show" host Trevor Noah knows a thing or two about stepping outside his comfort zone. Throughout his career, the comedian has skillfully blended his personal experience with his trademark sense of humor to educate audiences on racial injustice. In this line from his book "Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood," Noah points out the risks of remaining in your comfort zone, and how that choice can limit your life. He reminds us that there is only so much that happens inside this safe, unchallenged space, and eventually the ceiling must be lifted in order to experience true freedom.

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