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Nobody Special: Reflections on The Rise of Skywalker

Warning: Spoilers for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker follow. Before making the original Star Wars, George Lucas spent years working on Apocalypse Now, a film about the tragedy of America’s war in Vietnam. You don’t have to look too closely to see that, in its own way, Star Wars is also about the folly of American empire. More specifically, it’s about […]

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George Michael and Your Authentic Self

What’s obvious and achingly beautiful is your yearning to be your authentic self. It isn’t about being straight or gay, it’s about honesty, acceptance, and love.

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I Assumed It Was Racism—It Was Patriarchy

Why are some women more invisible than others? We need to start opening our eyes.

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The Beauty of Being a Misfit

To those who feel like they don’t belong: there is beauty in being a misfit.

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Heart Rate Variability Science Meets Mindfulness

The research, tools, and practices that increase well-being, mental clarity, performance and emotional stability.

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The Dream We Haven’t Dared to Dream

Dan Pallotta dreams of a time when we are as excited, curious and scientific about the development of our humanity as we are about the development of our technology.

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The More You Know about Plants, the More You Feel a Part of the World

Plants help us transcend our human form, find joy and meaning in life, and feel more at home in this world we all journey through.

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Into the World of Work

What do you need to know—about the new world of work, but also about yourself—as you graduate and launch yourself into the world of work?

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There’s Already a Wall Between US and Mexico

The ideological wall that separates America and Mexico.

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The Man on the Radio is Talking

A woman calls in and she’s outraged: there is so much pain, especially of women, and well…