The geopolitical woes of the world are playing out this week at Presbyterian Day School in Memphis. Manipulating the strings of power are fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade day campers.
In T-shirts and shorts, they decide who eats, who’s at war and if anyone can win the World Peace Game, the mind scrambler invented by a fourth-grade teacher in Virginia.
“I designed it for high schoolers,” says John Hunter during a 10-minute break interrupted constantly by world leaders needing help with nametags and clues into Hunter’s vague but complicated marching orders.
Hunter has also been featured in a TED Talk:
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