Kevin Belcher

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A Single Guy Quit His Job And Spent A Year Interviewing Couples In Love - This Is The Best Relationship Advice He Learned

Nate Bagley says he was sick of hearing love stories that fell into one of two categories - scandal and divorce, and unrealistic fairytale.<p>So he …

The History of Philosophy Visualized

Simon Raper at Drunks & Lampposts has composed a data visualization of the relations of influence among philosophers. This was put together to …

America’s descent into a world of madness: The nihilistic philosophy guiding us into the future

As technology transforms both society and war, what hidden costs are we overlooking? What are we really giving up?<p>Matthew Pulver<p>May 26, 2015 9:59am (UTC)<p>“I no longer love blue skies. In fact, I now prefer grey skies. The drones do not fly when the skies are grey,” said 13-year-old Zubair, a …

Camden

When Leaving Becomes Arriving: Poet and Philosopher David Whyte on Ending Relationships

“Sometimes everything has to be inscribed across the heavens so you can find the one line already written inside you.”<p><i>“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love,”</i> the great Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh cautioned in his illuminating treatise on love. But even when this incremental …

Literature

At 15, Daniela Shia-Sevilla’s writing has already wowed the literary community

She would say later that she was so nervous, she felt she didn’t belong there, that one singular thought resounded in her mind when she first stepped into the room: <i>I’m just a kid.</i><p>The Folger Shakespeare Library was crowded with the well-heeled literati, writers and thinkers and philanthropists in …

5 Books That Changed My Perspective of the World

"What is your favorite book?"<p>I've been asked this question numerous times throughout my life. Even now as a 19-year-old college student, I find this question nearly impossible to answer. I've read hundreds of books in my lifetime; how can I pick just one as superior to all the others?<p>I think this …

The History of “Loving” to Read

As a senior in college, I took a class on Jane Austen—a great class with, it must be said, a weird vibe. Almost all of the students were women (out of around a hundred people, only five or ten were men), and it was a hothouse of Jane Austen obsession. In the first lecture, the professor identified …

Literature

Why conservative Christians would have hated Jesus

<b>(Jaroslav74 via Shutterstock)</b><p>Even as they profess to spread his word, fundamentalists are forgetting Jesus’ most important message<p>Frank Schaeffer<p>November 3, 2014 9:55pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><b>Jesus never could have been the pastor of a contemporary evangelical church nor</b> …