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May 22 2017

Power and Tenderness: Robert Penn Warren on Democracy, Art, and the Integrity of the Self

May 19 2017

Seneca on True and False Friendship

May 18 2017

Beethoven’s Advice on Art: His Touching Letter to a Little Girl Who Sent Him Fan Mail

May 17 2017

The Venus Hottentot: Elizabeth Alexander Reads Her Stirring Poem About the Roots of Racism and the Misuses of Science
Speech, Action, and the Human Condition: Hannah Arendt on How We Invent Ourselves and Reinvent the World

May 16 2017

Don Giovanni and the Universe: Aldous Huxley on How the Moon Illuminates the Complementarity of Spirituality and Science

May 15 2017

A Responsibility to Light: An Illustrated Manifesto for Creative Resilience and the Artist’s Duty in Dark Times

May 12 2017

The Universe in Verse: Pulitzer-Winning Poet Tracy K. Smith Reads from “Life on Mars”
Bertolt: An Uncommonly Tender Illustrated Story of Love, Loss, and Savoring Solitude Without Suffering Loneliness

May 11 2017

Rollo May on Love and Will in Times of Radical Transition

May 10 2017

Stitching a Supernova: A Needlepoint Celebration of Science by Cecilia Payne, the First Person to Earn a Ph.D. in Astronomy

May 09 2017

Go the Way Your Blood Beats: James Baldwin on Homosexuality, the Trap of Labels, and His Liberating Advice on Coming Out

May 08 2017

We Are Listening: Diane Ackerman’s Ode to the Search for Extraterrestrial Life and Our Longing for Cosmic Companionship
Bertrand Russell on Power-Knowledge vs. Love-Knowledge, the Two Faces of Science, and What Makes Life Satisfying

May 05 2017

The Inner Light That Makes Us Human: Legendary Science Writer Loren Eiseley on the Relationship Between Nature and Human Nature
The Gold Leaf: An Enchanting Modern Fable About Possessiveness Redeemed by Unselfish Appreciation of Life’s Shared Wonder

May 04 2017

Emerson on Individual Integrity and Resisting the Tyranny of the Masses

May 03 2017

Rosanne Cash on How Science Saved Her Life, the Source of Every Artist’s Power, and Her Beautiful Reading of Adrienne Rich’s Tribute to Marie Curie

May 02 2017

Seneca on Grief and the Key to Resilience in the Face of Loss: An Extraordinary Letter to His Mother

May 01 2017

Hannah Arendt on Science, the Value of Space Exploration, and How Our Cosmic Aspirations Illuminate the Human Condition
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