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A Rosh Hashanah Sermon on Gender Equality

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 09.15.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

"Man and woman were created in the Divine image. Male and female God created them." Each year we reread the story of creation. We return to our story of origin as a signal that Rosh Hashanah is all about returning to our truest selves -- or as we say in Hebrew, tshuvah.

10 Recommendations for Entrepreneurs Who Hate Norms

Marty Zwilling | Posted 06.19.2016 | Business
Marty Zwilling

I suspect that there are really a lot of "grown-up closet freaks" out there who could be great entrepreneurs. We should really be enticing them to overcome their fears of thinking differently.

The Real Reason That Opposites Attract

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Great relationships thrive on passion, particularly passionate lovemaking, and in trying too hard to avoid risk or novelty, we may inadvertently cool down the sexual heat by transforming our perception of our partner from a lover to a parent or a child.

Do You Have a Culture-Killing Virus?

Aaron Hurst | Posted 06.28.2014 | Business
Aaron Hurst

Influenza pandemics occur when a new strain of a virus is transmitted from an animal to a human. A pig has a novel strain of a virus and someone in co...

I Came Out, Now How Do I Get In? The Dilemma of Being a Queer Crip

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

My biggest fear at the time (two weeks prior to my 16th birthday) was not my family's reaction to admitting that I was gay, but rather the thought that I was both disabled and queer, and how hard this particular intersection would be to accept.

Son of "Pacific Standard Time"

Tom Teicholz | Posted 07.17.2013 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

The Getty exhibition hopes to make us really see Los Angeles. Co-curator Rani Singh says, "these buildings become intimate in a way, and hopefully with our exhibition, one comes out with a different understanding and an appreciation for the city that we live in and the level of beauty here."

We Get the Net -- and Society -- We Build

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 03.08.2013 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

We are building the norms of our new net society. It can go either way; there's nothing, absolutely nothing to say that technology will lead to a better or worse world. It only provides us choices and the opportunity to show our own nature in what we choose.

When Good People Behave Badly

Sam Sommers | Posted 08.11.2012 | Science
Sam Sommers

The psychology of fraud shares a lot in common with the psychology underlying another of society's most pressing ills... the combover.

The Russia-China Veto: What Next for Syria?

Rajan Menon | Posted 04.07.2012 | World
Rajan Menon

The reasons behind the Chinese and Russia veto are clear. Alas, what's also clear is that it will worsen the violence in Syria, which, in turn, will increase the opposition's vengefulness when the regime falls.

David Vognar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David Vognar

We do not need to totally abandon myth in order to live in the way of truth. We just need to get out of the way of acting out our myths.