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The Greatest Danger

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics
G. Benjamin Bingham

A great candidate would face what others ignore, boldly illuminating any self-destructive agenda that fosters investments that are driven by short-term greed, and proliferates terrorism and war based on fear. They would call for compassion and model confidence that humanity can find a course toward mutual benefit.

An Essay On Life By The Man Whose Death Inspired A Movement

Shalin Shah | Posted 11.18.2015 | Religion
Shalin Shah

How do you come to terms with life and death and how have you chosen to find meaning in your existence?

Baby Is Immersed In Existential Chat Because, Seriously, What Does It All Mean?!

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.03.2015 | Good News

But dude ... what is life, though? -- Probably this baby.  A crazy cute video shared on Facebook features "Brain Games" host Ja...

Orthodox Memories

Pamela Brill | Posted 05.04.2015 | Religion
Pamela Brill

I was in love with Orthodoxy for a long time. It was a warm down comforter and a pair of the perfect yoga pants. Comfortable, sacred belonging. There are still parts that remain beautiful to me.

This 7th Grader Is Having 5 Existential Crises We Can All Relate To

Eric Barry | Posted 08.06.2014 | Comedy
Eric Barry

A good friend of mine who teaches walked into his classroom this afternoon to discover that one of his students had decided to enumerate their introspections on the classroom board.

Life is Fragile: Say "I Love You" a Lot

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.23.2014 | Fifty
Dr. Jim Taylor

I remember my life in my 20s and 30s when I was single. I felt invincible. Life was so carefree. I lived in the present, didn't think much about the f...

Newtown: A Crisis of Faith

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 02.20.2013 | Religion
Eliezer Sobel

But my question remains: is it ever even possible to feel and experience a sense of utter and absolute safety in this life in the very same breath that we inhale the daily news?

Why America Slept

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.29.2011 | Impact
Reverend Billy

America was sleeping deeply, in a dream whose creators were hiding inside skyscrapers with smoked glass.

Counting Experiential Calories

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

An Experiential Calorie is a unit of awareness, a unit of conscious presence, a unit of meaning. The job of an Experiential Calorie is to enrich your Mind. Take a moment to count the latter.