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The Problem with Inattention For Aeon.co, Frank Furedi, a sociologist and social commentator, has written an illuminating essay revealing that the battle against inattention and distractions has been going on since 1710. He sho…
RIP Eduardo Galeano Eduardo Galeano, the award-winning Latin American journalist, historian, and prophetic writer died of cancer on April 13, 2015 in Montevideo, Uruguay at the age of 74. He brought a distinct voice, w…
The Broader Sharing Economy In a thought-provoking article for Medium, Lily Cole and Adam Werbach describe how the term "sharing economy" has become the buzzword for Silicon Valley's most recent group of billion dollar compani…
"M" is for Meaning “Everything can be taken from a [person] but one thing: the last of the human freedoms — to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances . . . . Those who have a 'why' to live, can…
Do You Need a Purpose in Life? Many young adults setting out to work in today's high tech world and changing economy are concerned about being rootless in a time when nothing lasts forever and work is now a very transitory thing.…
Perpetual Wonder: A Spiritual Virtue "I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it." — Alice Walker ‚ÄčIn the spiritual alphabet offered by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat…
Mortality Is a Hot Topic Around the World Bernard Crettaz, the Swiss creator of the "death cafe" movement, has decided that it is time for leadership to pass to the next generation. Ten years ago after the death of his wife, this popular so…
Loving Friends with Alzheimer’s As a process theologian I believe in the primacy of moments. Yes, we live our lives year to year, week to week, day to day. But most deeply, I believe, we live from moment to moment. I learned th…
A Workshop for Civility The late Vaclav Havel wrote that civility can only come about through the "complex, long-term, and never-ending work involving education and self-education." In this enlightening article from aspen.…
A Prayer for Animal Protections and Rights God Who Breaks Chains, we pray for all animals who suffer and feel pain because so many humans have never bothered to consider the question of animal rights. Help us to see that these creatures have…