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There’s a myopia in the climate discourse today.
“Everyone is focused on what happens by 2100. But that’s only 2 generations from today. It’s like: If the world ends in 2100 we’re probably OK!” says Professor Richard Zeebe of the University of Hawai’i. “But It’s very clear that over a longer …Climate
“The great Tao fades away.”
So begins one translation of the Tao Te Ching’s 18th Chapter. The sentence captures the frustration that comes with a lost …Psychology
John Rassias and the art of teaching
Early in my undergraduate years at Dartmouth College, I signed up for a French theater course. I remember waiting in the auditorium with the rest of the class, a large one by the standards of our small liberal-arts school. It was a few minutes past the scheduled …Humanities
Several years back, the RSA (Royal Society of the Arts) created a series of distinctive animated shorts where heavy-hitter intellectuals presented …Empathy
Your job: Be interesting. Researcher and author Laurel Braitman explains.Let me be clear: I don’t like zoos. Looking at captive animals depresses me. …Gorillas
Please enjoy these inspiring words from our Teacher’s friend and spiritual brother, Dr. King in honor of the upcoming Dr. Martin Luther King Day, …Thich Nhat Hanh
In this candid interview with Guillaume Durand for French television, David Bowie introduces his 2002 album Heathen, which was considered a comeback …David Bowie
We’ve focused a fair bit here on the work of Delia Derbyshire, pioneering electronic composer of the mid-twentieth century—featuring two …Cool Stuff