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Globalization of Knowledge via the Internet

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 12.02.2014 | Education
Sriya Chakravarti

We have come far in our quest for education. The journey of knowledge and exploration is quite fascinating and deeply speaks about the interconnectedness and the interdependence of the world.

Globalization and Interconnectedness: A Global Grocery Story for Education

Sriya Chakravarti | Posted 11.08.2014 | Education
Sriya Chakravarti

For centuries, we as a race have been migrating to different lands, exchanging goods, services and ideas to improve our lives. "With globalization our interconnectedness and interdependence have grown."

The Evolution of the Village

Heather Risinger | Posted 10.27.2014 | Parents
Heather Risinger

I recently asked my friends if they had a village that helps them raise their kids. I wanted to know what made their villages unique.

Sustainable Leadership

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 09.06.2014 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

What is all this talk about sustainability? Is this serious business or another fad or trend that has little relevance to business?

Even Just to Celebrate Our Differences: Why We Still Need Sports to Make Peace

Meicen Sun | Posted 09.01.2014 | Sports
Meicen Sun

To many of my friends in the U.S., sports often entail beer on a Sunday night. To some in Africa, it might mean making and playing with a football made from plastic bags. But this is exactly how sports unite by highlighting commonality among those who are otherwise very different.

The Marriage Statistics That Women NEED to Stop Worrying About

Kali Rogers | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Kali Rogers

Should girls go out of state in order to be closer to their boyfriend's new occupation? Should they plan their life around someone who isn't their husband? Should they demand a ring before they make any big choices? And if they do so... are they now..."that girl"?

The 'I' in Team

Frank Islam | Posted 08.16.2014 | Sports
Frank Islam

You can win a championship but still not be a great team. You can have many great players and not win a championship. That's because the whole is less than the sum of its parts.

Capitalism for Everyone or No One

Dov Seidman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Business
Dov Seidman

Income inequality is a gravely serious issue, and it is one that is exacerbated by the current inequality in freedom. We are now witnessing the unprecedented manufacturing of 'Freedom From' in so many dimensions of society.

You Are Your Own Mommy

Miranda Pacchiana | Posted 07.12.2014 | Parents
Miranda Pacchiana

Our mothers are usually our first touchstone and it's hard to outgrow the need to seek nurturing and approval from them. But becoming an adult sometimes means outgrowing this reflex -- especially if these responses are hard to come by.

What Would the Buddha Do?

David Loy | Posted 06.04.2014 | Religion
David Loy

To begin with, we can't wait until we have overcome all our own suffering before addressing that of others. Events are speeding up, and they are not going to wait for you and me to attain great enlightenment.

Breaking Free From the Myth of Independence

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

One of the greatest gifts available among the many that great relationships offer, is the assistance that our partner provides in the face of the challenges that life inevitably serves up to us. We can meet those challenges with confidence, and can afford to take on those that are bigger, grander, and more exciting, resting into the assurance that we are fully supported.

Without This, a Shared Economy Is a Take Economy

Stephanie Michele | Posted 04.20.2014 | Business
Stephanie Michele

What is really at the heart of a shared economy? I find myself reflecting on this quite a bit after my friend, an advocate of the shared economy movement stayed with me for four days.

5 Values That Celebrate Our Interdependence

William Horden | Posted 09.07.2013 | Healthy Living
William Horden

Brightness is the quality of contentment and joy that the untroubled spirit radiates, while lightness is the quality of ease and buoyancy of the untroubled presence.

Declaring Our Interdependence

Rabbi Evan Moffic | Posted 09.07.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Evan Moffic

Independence is only half the story. Interdependence -- shared sacrifice and responsibility -- made America possible. George Washington would not have crossed the Delaware without his troops.

The Next Evolutionary Step: The Power of Circle

Birute Regine | Posted 04.10.2013 | Women
Birute Regine

Circle is a place women can come home to themselves and feel the support of other women. In circle, women are not "empowered." Instead, they have an opportunity to remember their power and to discover that being an agent of change is not about doing it alone.

Spare Change? The Elective Interdepence Of City Life

Lindsey O'Neill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Lindsey O'Neill

Sandy brought with her the added undercurrent suggestion of the interconnectedness of all of our lives. It reminded us that the foundation of true interdependence does start at home, and it humbles us to know what it feels like when these things happen to "us."

Embrace Humanity With Self-Compassion

Kristin Neff | Posted 11.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Kristin Neff

One of the most important elements of self-compassion is the recognition of our shared humanity. Compassion is, by definition, relational.

Changing Independence Day to Interdependence Day: A Buckminster Fuller Vision

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 07.03.2012 | World
L. Steven Sieden

I need you as much as you need me, but this was not always the case. And many of us continue clinging to the belief that we are "rugged individualists," a false reality particularly evident in America.

The Beastie Boys and Interdependence: Adam Yauch's Civic Courage

Benjamin R. Barber | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home
Benjamin R. Barber

As we remember Adam Yauch and his pioneering musicality, we should also acknowledge his pioneering civic courage -- his identity as a punk musician and rapper for whom citizenship was a natural expression of art, and interdependence a necessary concomitant of citizenship.

Are Smartphones Replacing Human Memory?

Nancy Colier | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

We must remember to look up from our screens, not only to avoid getting hit by oncoming traffic but because of the possibilities that looking up offers, and to remind ourselves that we are a part of a much larger matrix of life upon which we all depend.

The Declaration of Interdependence

Jim Schroer | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Jim Schroer

Such has been the patient sufferance of the people of these United States of America; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former systems of political decision making and, when necessary, the actual structure and organization of its government.

Mic Check: Can You Hear Us, America?

Randall Amster | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

We find these views to be mutually relevant... that all people, by virtue of their basic humanity, deserve the opportunity to live, work, and associate according to the dictates of their own consciences and capacities

Clinton Hopeful About an Interdependent Future

Robyn Greenspan | Posted 12.12.2011 | Business
Robyn Greenspan

Speaking to the live audience at the Javits Center, and thousands by webcast, Clinton ticked off a roster of ills faced by the world's poor.

Making an "Autoblogography": Moving From the Third to the First Person

Tiffany Shlain | Posted 11.29.2012 | Arts
Tiffany Shlain

In the 15th century, a Spanish noble woman named Leonor López de Córdoba wrote her "Memorias," which are considered to be the first autobiography....

The Life Out Loud: An Interdependent World

MeiMei Fox | Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment
MeiMei Fox

Connected tells the story of how, in this digital age, we are more interdependent than ever before. The wellbeing of family members depends on events happening on other continents.