Could we learn to talk about whiteness? The writer Eula Biss has been thinking and writing about being white and raising white children in a multi-racial world for a long time. She helpfully opens up words and ideas like “complacence,” “guilt,” and something related to privilege called “opportunity hoarding.” To be in this uncomfortable conversation is to realize how these words alone, taken seriously, can shake us up in necessary ways — but also how the limits of words make these conversations at once more messy and more urgent.

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Becoming Wise
An inquiry into the mystery and art of living. Krista Tippett engages wise lives of our day — from Brené Brown and Maria Popova to Elie Wiesel and Seth Godin.

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We're called to create a better world, but what about the task of creating our own lives? Host Lily Percy explores questions about running as spiritual practice, humor as a tool for survival, and movies as church. Cover art: © 2016 Julian Opie / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / DACS, London.

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