This video just went up Thursday on YouTube and already almost a million people have watched it. "Freezing in place" has a different meaning outside of Minnesota.
I think you can interpret this a number of ways, I look at it as a call for people to stop the rush and take a minute and breathe.
This past week in Boston people were remembering the 1 year anniversary of the Aqua Teen Hunger Force advertising bomb scare. Again bringing to light the reactionary world we live in. Look at some of the work here:
"Gothamist" the New York news blog had a link on Friday. This had such an interesting reaction - people stopped to look. No one was angry, not even the maintenance man trying to drive through it. There is applause when it ends. I thought of "The Fisher King" when Grand Central becomes a ballroom full of people dancing for just a minute.