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Joseph Brodsky on the Greatest Antidote to Evil
Joseph Brodsky on the Greatest Antidote to Evil

“What we regard as Evil is capable of a fairly ubiquitous presence if only because it tends to appear in the guise of good.”

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A Small Dark Light: Ursula K. Le Guin on the Legacy of the Tao Te Ching and What It Continues to Teach Us About Personal and Political Power 2,500 Years Later
A Small Dark Light: Ursula K. Le Guin on the Legacy of the Tao Te Ching and What It Continues to Teach Us About Personal and Political Power 2,500 Years Later

“It is the profound modesty of the language that offers what so many people for so many centuries have found in this book: a pure apprehension of the mystery of which we are part.”

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Meditation Teacher Sharon Salzberg on What Compassion Really Means and How We Can Train Our Attention Toward It
Meditation Teacher Sharon Salzberg on What Compassion Really Means and How We Can Train Our Attention Toward It

How a continuing sense of mutual discovery creates the opening to true compassion.

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10 Learnings from 10 Years of Brain Pickings
10 Learnings from 10 Years of Brain Pickings

Fluid reflections on keeping a solid center.

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Proust on Why We Read
Proust on Why We Read

“The end of a book’s wisdom appears to us as merely the start of our own, so that at the moment when the book has told us everything it can, it gives rise to the feeling that it has told us nothing.”

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The Daily Stoic: Timeless Wisdom on Character, Fortitude, Self-Control, and the Art of Living from Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius
The Daily Stoic: Timeless Wisdom on Character, Fortitude, Self-Control, and the Art of Living from Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius

“Meditate often on the interconnectedness and mutual interdependence of all things in the universe.”

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