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The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

What it means to "hold space" for people, plus eight tips on how to do it well

When my mom was dying, my siblings and I gathered to be with her in her final days. None of us knew anything about supporting someone in her …

Siblings

New Research Discovers That Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation

New research is revealing that many cases of depression are caused by an allergic reaction to inflammation. Tim de Chant of <i>NOVA</i> writes: “Inflammation …

Found from various places online:<p>Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches by Audre Lorde (link updated 1/14)<p>Critical Race Theory: An Introduction by …

A “Starter Library” for Contemplative Activists :: The Must-Reads on Contemplative Spirituality for People with Active Lives - gravity

Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening by Cynthia Bourgeault (Cowley Publications) The Examen Prayer: Ignatian Wisdom for Our Lives Today by Timothy …

Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is

<b>I’ve been thinking of a way to explain to straight white men</b> how life works for them, without invoking the dreaded word “privilege,” to which they …

9 Ways Privileged People Can Reduce the Negative Impact of Gentrification

Like, if you’re chillin’ at your start-up and your broworker is bragging about how he kicked a bunch of Latino teenagers off of their neighborhood …

Hear No Evil: Portland’s Cultural Shift and What It Means for Music

<b>Ten years ago, Portland, Oregon, seemed to be in the running against Austin, Texas for purported Live Music Capital of America.</b><p>Even Spoon’s Britt …

Housing

And It's Local?

Carrie Brownstein doesn't stray far for good food. "I think what's great about Portland is that every neighborhood is so well-equipped," says the …

The 10 Best Podcast Episodes of 2014 (Excluding Serial)

Brought to you by <b>The People</b><b>.</b> Available as a <b>Soundcloud playlist</b><b>.</b><p>1. The Silver Dollar<p>Black musician Daryl Davis has always wanted to ask racist people: …

Electropop

LITTLE BOOK OF A BIG YEARBono’s A to Z of 2014

Bono’s A to Z of 2014

The Deal With Serial’s Jay? He’s Pissed Off, Mucks Up Our Timeline

The enigma who at best gave inconsistent testimony and at worst put an innocent teen behind bars, says ‘Serial’ doesn’t change what he saw: ‘I saw …

Dogs (and Cats) Can Love

Neurochemical research has shown that the hormone released when people are in love is released in animals in the same intimate circumstances.<p>I’m not a dog person. I prefer cats. Cats make you work to have a relationship with them, and I like that. But I have adopted several dogs, caving in to …