Inequality "undermines the fabric of society," according to Unilever CEO Paul Polman. Unilever has a market cap of around $130 billion and owns household brands like Axe, Hellman's, Dove, Knorr, Ben &
thebookoflife.org - A humbling point that a lullaby reveals is that it’s not necessarily the words of a song that make us feel more tranquil. The baby doesn’t understand what’s being said but the sound has its effect all the same. The baby is showing us that we are all tonal creatures long before we are creatures of understanding. As adults, we grasp the significance of words of course, but there remains a sensory level which cuts through and affects far more than an argument or an idea ever could. The musician can, at points, trump anything the philosopher might tell us.
"The most beautiful thing we can experience is the Mysterious." When President Barack Obama nominated the Christian geneticist Francis Collins to head the National Institutes of Health in 2009, some American
If we continue to airbrush our past and ignore human psychology in favour of glib sloganeering, how will we ever devise policies that succeed? There appears to be a deep attraction to the naive idea that
If the first day's contributions are any indication, a pending documentary about legendary American science-fiction and fantasy author Ursula K. Le Guin will be successfully funded on Kickstarter, and