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Insomniac City: Bill Hayes’s Extraordinary Love Letter to New York, Oliver Sacks, and Love Itself – Brain Pickings

“The most we can do is to write — intelligently, creatively, evocatively — about what it is like living in the world at this time.” BY MARIA POPOVA “If you are too much like myself, what shall I learn of … Continue reading

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How Libraries Save Lives – by Maria Povova, Brain Pickings

“Knowledge sets us free, art sets us free. A great library is freedom,” Ursula K. Le Guin wrote in contemplating the sacredness of public libraries. “If librarians were honest, they would say, No one spends time here without being changed,” … Continue reading

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Re-imagining Capitalism: Love and Compassion in Economics | People-Centered Economic Development

In 1999, a conversation about the Ignorance and Want allegory from Dickens Christmas Carol began a business relationship that would last until my correspondents death. He was working at the time in Russia on a concept that hed written a … Continue reading

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Science Has Great News for People Who Read Actual Books – Mic

Science Has Great News for People Who Read Actual Books – Mic.

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I am alive and walking

How important it must be to someone that I am alive and walking, and that I have written these poems. This morning the sun stood right at the end of the road and waited for me.” ~ Ted Kooser. March 20,…

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Chris Hedges: The Power of Imagination – Truthdig

Those in the premodern world who hoarded possessions and refused to redistribute supplies and food, who turned their backs on the weak and the sick, who lived exclusively for hedonism and their own power, were despised. Those in modern society … Continue reading

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5:00 PM Bell: Rolling into the Weekend

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The San Francisco Globe

This short video is a reminder of the effects of social media on our society. By connecting online, we are disconnecting offline. via The San Francisco Globe.

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On Being Awake | Searching Sophia’s Pockets

On Being Awake | Searching Sophia's Pockets. Such a beautiful reminder to live every single moment in amazement, to revel in every single beat of the heart.

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What still pulls on your soul? – Live & Learn

What still pulls on your soul? – Live & Learn. So much of life left undone. All that really counts.

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