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Overcoming Failure and Disappointment

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.15.2014 | Good News
William B. Bradshaw

Abraham Lincoln did not let failure or defeat stand in his way. He continued to try again.

Taking Credit and Accepting Responsibility

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 08.22.2014 | Politics
William B. Bradshaw

I would like that same kind of trust and credibility from our president and his administration and his advisers. They have every right to take credit for their successes, but they also have every responsibility to accept the blame for their mistakes, misjudgments and failures.

Why We Need President Obama -- A Critical Moment

Deepak Chopra | Posted 09.15.2011 | Politics
Deepak Chopra

One of the virtues of being on the liberal side of politics is that total obedience isn't required. There are no hidden agendas. Ideology doesn't lead...

Why Winston Churchill Could Tweet, but Francis Bacon Couldn't

Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Jeffrey H. Toney

Since the average word has about five characters, Francis Bacon's sentence length needed at least 360 characters -- too long for a Tweet. In contrast, Winston Churchill's average sentence can fit at about 120 characters.

This Week in Art: We Make a Life by What We Give

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

I was recently in New York for the launch of Hans Ulrich Obrist's Interviews Volume 2 -- the latest edition of his "infinite conversation" with leading artistic and intellectual figures.

British House of Commons: Demanding Justice For Armenians, Not Just Genocide Recognition

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

This continuum of massacres, genocide and deportations highlights the existence of a long-term strategy implemented by successive Turkish regimes from the 1890's to more recent times.