Featured Articles: November 2010

November 4, 2010
    The poet Gertrude Stein said that she wrote “for myself and strangers.” The rapper Jay Z inserted the line in his song “What More Can I Say,” tweaking the words slightly to, “I’m a writer...
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by Lani
November 4, 2010
Today it is grey in NYC.  Cold wet overcast somber granite grey. This type of weather plays havoc with my emotions. So to remind me of the inescapable silver lining every present moment brings, I submit one of my beloved quotes from Thich...
November 3, 2010
  A study done at Carnegie Mellon University revealed that the vast majority of Greenhouse Gas emissions in the American food system occur during the production of food, and that final transportation of the food only accounts for...
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November 2, 2010
Take a 2,600-year-old spiritual tradition from Asia and drop it into the blender of postmodern American consumer culture. Add science and multiculturalism to taste, and mix at Internet speed. This is 21st-Century Buddhism -- a weekly blog for the...
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November 2, 2010
I voted this morning, and as I delivered my ballot to the little machine, I thought – this works. This is one of the triangles of how you (I) shape society by our daily personal and collective actions. How I treat myself and others,...
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