contemplation

contemplation

Contemplating“Contemplation” (photo: Kasia/Flickr cc by-nc-sa 2.0)

What happens when you bring together science and poetry on something like color or light? Arthur Zajonc is a physicist and contemplative. And he says we can all investigate life as vigorously from the inside as from the outside.

In his new book, Parker Palmer takes a deep and wise look at the loss of values that have impoverished American democracy and public life. He discusses healing the heart of democracy and the five habits necessary in moving forward. Our extended correspondence interview with the Quaker elder and educator.

Our weekend exercise. Try this 10-minute bell sound meditation and then share your experience with us.

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Live from the studio, we tweeted the best nuggets of our interview.

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