Tag Archives: Life Leadership and Spirituality

What Drove a Man to Set Himself on Fire in Brooklyn? – By Annie Correal -NYT

It is impossible to know all the reasons a person commits suicide. Mr. Buckel suggested one: He was trying to call attention to pollution and global warming. “My early death by fossil fuel reflects what we are doing to ourselves,” … Continue reading

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Dr. Sacks explored some of the brain’s strangest pathways in best-selling case histories like “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,” achieving a level of renown… nytimes.com|By Gregory Cowles

” “And now, weak, short of breath, my once-firm muscles melted away by cancer, I find my thoughts, increasingly, not on the supernatural or spiritual, but on what is meant by living a good and worthwhile life — achieving a … Continue reading

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NYT: Lawyers With Lowest Pay Report More Happiness

As the son of a corporate lawyer on wall street, when a teenager I used to complain that I felt like I had no father. Lawyers With Lowest Pay Report More Happiness A study published this week found that prestigious … Continue reading

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GOD SQUAD: You can thank Aristotle for the concept of the soul’s life after death

The stuff on Aristotle is fascinating. Howerever, GOD SQUAD: You can thank Aristotle for the concept of the soul’s life afterdeath. ends with another question about Heaven, which I loved. “Q: Something has been irking me for some time, although … Continue reading

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Kristof asks, “Is Islam to Blame for the Shooting at Charlie Hebdo in Paris?”

Thank you Nicholas for another beautiful and thoughtful piece. Your thinking was echoed on NPR today, by Christopher Dickey of the Daily Beast, reporting from Paris that he fears the Charlie killers will get what they wanted, to drive deeper … Continue reading

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David Brooks (NYT) on the philosophy of meaningfulness.

David Brooks quotes John Gardner: “You come to understand that most people are neither for you nor against you; they are thinking about themselves. You learn that no matter how hard you try to please, some people in this world … Continue reading

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