Tag Archives: Humanity

The Hard Work of Being Human

I am lucky enough to have my profession be one where I am paid (though very little, to be fair) to think about important questions that do not bear immediately on my survival or comfort.  I’m first and foremost a … Continue reading

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Pictures that Speak a Thousand Words

I stumbled across this album and felt it was worth sharing.  It’s a relatively random collection of intense and emotional moments.  Some of the photos are quite beautiful.  After all, what is art if not an exercise in empathy? Pictures … Continue reading

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Johnny Depp on Allen Ginsberg

If you’ve been following this blog for any amount of time, you’ve likely figured out that one of my biggest idols and sources of inspiration is poet, prophet, activist, Buddhist, lover-of-humanity Allen Ginsberg.  I’ve studied his poetry.  I’ve given talks … Continue reading

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