Meditating in public places has always made me uneasy, but this flashmob was half an hour of the purest sanity

This article titled “I was wrong about Trafalgar Square's meditation flashmob” was written by Naseem Khan, for guardian.co.uk on Tuesday 14th June 2011 14.36 UTC

I've never been too drawn by flashmobs. If people chose to gather clandestinely and suddenly burst out into song en masse or into a dance routine, it seems harmless enough. Maybe a burst of a surprise activity in a public place is a good thing, momentarily shaking people's assumptions of what is normal, and maybe raising their spirits.

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