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Octavia Butler on Creative Drive, the World-Building Power of Our Desires, and How We Become Who We Are
10/31/2020 4:33 AM
The Shadow Elephant: A Tender Illustrated Fable About What It Takes to Unblue Our Sorrows and Lighten the Load of Our Heaviest Emotions
10/30/2020 1:49 AM
Being but Men: Astronomer Natalie Batalha Reads Dylan Thomas’s Cosmic Serenade to Trees and the Wonder of Being Human
10/27/2020 7:37 PM
14 Learnings from 14 Years of Brain Pickings
10/22/2020 3:21 AM
How Alive Are We? Alan Turing, Trees, and the Wonder of Life
10/21/2020 7:30 PM
Tenacity, the Art of Integration, and the Key to a Flexible Mind: Wisdom from the Life of Mary Somerville, for Whom the Word “Scientist” Was Coined
10/21/2020 3:53 AM
Poetry Is Not a Luxury: Audre Lorde on the Courage to Feel as an Antidote to Fear and a Fulcrum of Action, Power, and Possibility
10/18/2020 7:35 PM
Bruce Lee on Death and What It Takes to Be an Artist of Life
10/16/2020 7:17 PM
Nobel Laureate Louise Glück’s Love Poem to the Love of Life at the Horizon of Death
10/12/2020 3:04 AM
The Unwinding: An Uncommonly Enchanting Painted Poem Celebrating the Wilderness of the Imagination and Our Capacity for Love, Trust, and Hope
10/08/2020 1:49 AM
John Muir on the Calm Assurance of Autumn as a Time of Renewal and Nature as a Tonic for Mental and Physical Health
10/07/2020 1:25 AM
Emily Dickinson’s Revolutionary and Reclusive Life, in a Lyrical Picture-Book from the Lacuna Between Fact and Myth
10/05/2020 9:10 PM
The Big Picture: Ellen Bass’s Immense and Intimate Poem of Perspective and Persistence, Read by Amanda Palmer
10/02/2020 4:29 PM
Sappho’s Timeless Elegy for Heartbreak at the End of Love, Reimagined in a Haunting Choral Invocation
09/29/2020 4:54 PM
Bertrand Russell on the Two Most Vital Things for Human Flourishing
09/28/2020 2:32 AM