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Motivational Speaker Jay Shetty Redefines Stress

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.13.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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Creating Outlets for Humanity: A Vision for Education

Gerard Senehi | Posted 02.16.2016 | Education
Gerard Senehi

"No one knows who we are," one of the students said. We were huddled up in the living room of our one-bedroom apartment with 10 high school students f...

Advice For Anyone Who Has Ever Doubted Their Religion

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.28.2016 | Religion

America is increasingly becoming a land of religious doubters. The latest Pew Religious Landscape Study suggests that a full 34 percent of American a...

Is Happiness Really All That You Need?

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 12.08.2015 | Religion

At New Mexico State University, philosophy professor Mark Walker has spent three years pushing juniors and seniors to ask two seemingly straightforwar...

Franklin & Marshall College Students Explore 'The Examined Life'

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.19.2015 | Religion

“The unexamined life is not worth living.” So goes the famous declaration attributed to Socrates. Over the last year at Franklin & Marshall, a lib...

Students At Berklee College Of Music Are Asking, 'What Is Being?'

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.17.2015 | Religion

Berklee College of Music, located in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, is one of the world’s largest schools for aspiring singers, producers, songwr...

God And The Good Life? Kentucky Students Explore Big Questions

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.11.2015 | Religion

At Eastern Kentucky University, philosophy professor Mike Austin has spent his career exploring, as he puts it, the “quest for life.” In his class...

Why All College Students Should Be Asking The Big Questions

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.30.2015 | Religion

Over the last two years, Evgenia Cherkasova, an associate professor of philosophy at Boston's Suffolk University, has taught the university’s first ...

At Yale University, Learning About The 'Life Worth Living' And 'The Good Life'

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.30.2015 | Religion

Over the last few years, Yale University has launched two seemingly unusual courses among its wide-ranging offerings in liberal arts, religious studie...

How Emory University Is Getting Students To Ask The Big Questions

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.30.2015 | Religion

Each year, dozens of undergraduate and graduate students arrive at Emory University to think about the big questions as they study under faculty membe...

This Small Midwestern College Is Challenging Every Student To Ask Life's Big Questions

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.04.2014 | College

About 70 years ago, Nathan Pusey, the president of Lawrence University, noticed that other colleges across the country were introducing courses explor...

Authors Reflect On Miracles, Immortality And Quantum Physics

www.bigquestionsonline.com | Posted 09.24.2014 | Religion

The nature of the universe. Rationality and miracles. Love and human freedom. These were just some of the topics addressed in recent essays and discus...

What Being a Christian Means to Me: Don't Worry About the Rules; Just Love

Bustle | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion
Bustle

I was a troublemaker in Sunday school. No, not because I was passing notes (though they were passed, discreetly). I was a troublemaker because I did the worst thing a young Southern Baptist born and raised girl can do: I asked questions. The big questions.

5 Of Life's Toughest Questions -- Answered

Posted 01.25.2014 | OWN

How Can I Be Hopeful When the World Seems Hopeless? I've covered genocide, massacres and sexual violence in my career, so people expect me to be tr...

Jaweed Kaleem

Living The Good Life 101

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 10.07.2013 | Religion

In the world of higher education, it’s not unusual for campuses to host visiting professors and guest lecturers by the dozen, all vying to bring the...

Jaweed Kaleem

Why We Need To Keep Asking The Big Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 07.07.2014 | Religion

Twenty years ago, Evgenia Cherkasova and Elena Kornilov were doctoral students in their mid-20s, living in the same housing complex at Penn State Univ...

Does The Universe Have A Purpose? Neil deGrasse Tyson Weighs In

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.06.2012 | Science

Does the universe have a purpose? It's a profound question, and scientists disagree on the answer. In a new Minute Physics video, astrophysicist N...

Religion Vs. Science's Answers To The Big Questions

Robert Lanza, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2012 | Religion
Robert Lanza, M.D.

So those who ask science for ultimate answers, or to explain the fundamentals of existence, are looking in the wrong place -- like asking particle physics to evaluate art.

Life-Changing Questions To Ask Yourself Today

OWN | Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

From: Oprah and the "Oprah's Lifeclass: the Tour" Teachers Live from Toronto: The Power of Forgiveness By David Whyte The thought-provoking poet...