A "scientist's scientist" on stress in tough economic times.
On Being Blog
Our online editor reflects on finding new meaning — and new life — in Krista's 2000 interview with Robert Coles.
A panel discussion with three smart people exploring the moral and ethical aspects of the economic downturn.
For the National Day of Listening: listen to stories of friends and loved ones, and record them too.
A random tweet lifts the spirits while researching the ethics of global aid.
Can one really explore spirituality with a joystick?
Early this morning, the BBC World Service rebroadcast this CBC documentary about the uniquely American religion of Spiritualism. Lily Dale, a small town in southwestern New York state, was founded by a socially progressive group of Spiritualists in 1879 and is the epicenter for its practitioners.
Wondering what is a Spiritualist? Here’s the town’s definition:
One who believes, as the basis of his or her religion, in the continuity of life and in individual responsibility. Some, but not all, Spiritualists are Mediums and/or Healers. Spiritualists endeavor to find the truth in all things and to live their lives in accordance therewith.