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The Great Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Do “Hugging Meditation”
The Great Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on How to Do “Hugging Meditation”

“When we hug, our hearts connect and we know that we are not separate beings.”

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Love Is Love: Maria Bello on Resisting the Labels We Are Given and Redefining Those We Give Ourselves
Love Is Love: Maria Bello on Resisting the Labels We Are Given and Redefining Those We Give Ourselves

A courageous quest for nuance that liberates the different experiences of partnerships we have in the modern world.

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E.B. White on Idea-Incubation and the Two Faces of Discipline
E.B. White on Idea-Incubation and the Two Faces of Discipline

How to ride the “wave of emotion” in creative work on a raft of conscientious revision.

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Virginia Woolf on the Elasticity of Time
Virginia Woolf on the Elasticity of Time

“An hour, once it lodges in the queer element of the human spirit, may be stretched to fifty or a hundred times its clock length.”

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JFK on Poetry, Power, and the Artist’s Role in Society: His Eulogy for Robert Frost, One of the Greatest Speeches of All Time
JFK on Poetry, Power, and the Artist’s Role in Society: His Eulogy for Robert Frost, One of the Greatest Speeches of All Time

“If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him. We must never forget that art is not a form of propaganda; it is a form of truth.”

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An Adventure in Paris with Pussy and Lovey: Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein Become Babysitters
An Adventure in Paris with Pussy and Lovey: Alice B. Toklas and Gertrude Stein Become Babysitters

A positively pleasing illustrated take on a true story.

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