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The Gentle Giant: Oliver Sacks and the Art of Choosing Empathy Over Vengeance
The Gentle Giant: Oliver Sacks and the Art of Choosing Empathy Over Vengeance

An existential lesson gleaned from a brush with death and foolishness.

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Immortal Beloved: Beethoven’s Passionate Love Letters
Immortal Beloved: Beethoven’s Passionate Love Letters

“My heart overflows with a longing to tell you so many things…”

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How to Disagree: Amin Maalouf on the Key to Intelligent Dissent and Effective Criticism
How to Disagree: Amin Maalouf on the Key to Intelligent Dissent and Effective Criticism

“To approach someone else convincingly you must do so with open arms and head held high, and your arms can’t be open unless your head IS high.”

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What to Think About Machines That Think: Leading Thinkers on Artificial Intelligence and What It Means to Be Human
What to Think About Machines That Think: Leading Thinkers on Artificial Intelligence and What It Means to Be Human

“Once we had neurons. Now we’re becoming the neurons.”

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John Lennon’s Impassioned Letters on the Value of Meditation
John Lennon’s Impassioned Letters on the Value of Meditation

“I suggest you try transcendental meditation through which all things are possible.”

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The Transfiguration of Aloneness: David Whyte on Longing and Silence
The Transfiguration of Aloneness: David Whyte on Longing and Silence

“Reality met on its own terms demands … an ability to live on equal terms with the fleeting and the eternal, the hardly touchable and the fully possible…”

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