Difference

Difference

BY Wendell Berry August 23, 2016

Wendell Berry reads his poem, a celebration of human complexity, and the rich truth that emerges in moving against the grain.

BY Parker J. Palmer July 20, 2016

Can we be more generous in understanding those who are different from us? Parker Palmer recounts lessons learned over a lifetime on our true proximity and kinship with β€œthe other.”

BY Krista Tippett June 10, 2016

Rabbi and philosopher Jonathan Sacks speaks of difference as expansive and unifying, rather than a force for division.

BY Mohammed Fairouz October 31, 2015

Civilizations elevate the best in cultures and people. A composer encourages us to rethink the phrase "clash of civilizations" and, by definition, civilization can only fuel human flourishing.

BY Sharon Salzberg July 13, 2015

Who is "the other"? A call to cultivate deep curiosity for the lives and struggles and to move away from the "Us-versus-Them" mentality β€” including a reflective exercise you can perform right now, wherever you are.

BY Esther Cohen December 20, 2014

Night five of our series. A poem inspired by a Harlem church experience by a secular Jew paired with a Septimus photo.

BY January 11, 2013

Five questions with the author of Far from the Tree on how families with extreme difference find connectedness in their "horizontal" identities.

BY November 26, 2012

We are reimagining identity and difference in this century. Watch this video showcasing the love between parents and children grounded in the grit of experience.

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