Catch highlights of Krista's interview with Andrew Zolli about taking on society’s toughest problems and making ourselves more resilient. Also read his take on where you can find God.
Disruption is around every corner by way of globally connected economies, inevitable superstorms, and technology’s endless reinvention. But most of us were born into a culture which aspired to solve all problems. How do we support people and create systems that know how to recover, persist, and even thrive in the face of change? Andrew Zolli introduces "resilience thinking," a new generation’s wisdom for a world of constant change.
Pertinent Posts from the On Being Blog
Our SoundSeen slideshow of James Prosek's paintings of birds and fish, coupled with his words about the myth of order.
When do charity and aid help, and when are they counterproductive? A video from one group's perspective.
A Yale study identified "six Americas" when it comes to climate change. Where are you on the spectrum?
Krista reflects on the listener response and skepticism following the 2008 rebroadcast of the Barbara Kingsolver interview.
The lessons from the Green Patriarch's environmental summit in Turkey may not rest in facts and data, but in our religious traditions' knowledge that inspiring people to do what's best for the good of the whole.
Just a lovely pairing of poetic prose + lyrical photos to ease into the day. Take a few minutes for yourself and reflect with this contemplative piece.
Voices on the Radio
Host/Producer: Krista Tippett
Senior Editor: Trent Gilliss
Senior Producer: David McGuire
Technical Director/Producer: Chris Heagle
Coordinating Producer: Stefni Bell
Auburn's Rural Studio in western Alabama draws architectural students into the design and construction of homes and public spaces in some of the poorest counties. They're creating beautiful and economical structures that are not only unique but nurture sustainability of the natural world as of human dignity.
Jon Kabat-Zinn has learned, through science and experience, about mindfulness as a way of life. This is wisdom with immediate relevance to the ordinary and extreme stresses of our time — from economic peril, to parenting, to life in a digital age.