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Nine Podcasts for a Fuller Life
Nine Podcasts for a Fuller Life

A short playlist of intellectual, creative, and spiritual invigoration.

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Einstein on the Common Language of Science in a Rare 1941 Recording
Einstein on the Common Language of Science in a Rare 1941 Recording

“Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem — in my opinion — to characterize our age.”

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Love After Love: Derek Walcott’s Poetic Ode to Being at Home in Ourselves
Love After Love: Derek Walcott’s Poetic Ode to Being at Home in Ourselves

“Sit. Feast on your life.”

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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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What Power Really Means: Cheryl Strayed Reads Adrienne Rich’s Homage to Marie Curie
What Power Really Means: Cheryl Strayed Reads Adrienne Rich’s Homage to Marie Curie

A poetic and precise formulation of what it means to be a great artist, a great woman, and a great human being.

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Chinua Achebe Reads His Little-Known Poems
Chinua Achebe Reads His Little-Known Poems

“We called him visionary missionary revolutionary and, you know, all the other naries that plague the peace…”

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