The following is a poem by David Whyte as included in his latest book: The Solace, Nourishment, and Underlying Meaning of Everyday Words as presented on a recent Sam Harris podcast. I thought it deserves inclusion here, in its entirety.
No, liberals don't want to take your freedom and conservatives don't hate poor people*
What we didn't need now was more reasons to be wary of each other. * While most conservatives don't hate poor people, it seems they continue to elect people who, at the very least, don't care about them. I want to
The goal of mindfulness meditation is to simply be aware of how things already are. It can greatly improve your life and you don't need anything to get started.
The world has changed again and it hasn't
As I sit here at my desk, in a small home Jena and I built in the foothills of the Cascade range in North Central Washington I am struck by how lucky I am. Both Jena and I have been
Alt Text is back on its own
After a multiyear experiment on Medium, I've reclaimed the ownership of the content on this site.
What are you doing?
Remember sitting in history, thinking “If I was alive then, I would’ve…” You’re alive now. Whatever you’re doing is what you would’ve done. — David Slack (@slack2thefuture) January 28, 2017 This past weekend we saw thousands