Refugees are human beings with skills, talents, aspirations, with the ability to make contributions if we let them.
Sixty-five million people were displaced from their homes by conflict and disaster in 2016. It’s not just a crisis; it’s a test of who we are and what we stand for, says David Miliband — and each of us has a personal responsibility to help solve it. In this must-watch talk, Miliband gives us specific,Continue reading “TED Talk: The Refugee Crisis is a Test of Our Character”
We’re all embedded in vast social networks of friends, family, co-workers and more.
Living and dying, love and loss is what we get to do.
Lux Narayan starts his day with scrambled eggs and the question: “Who died today?” Why? By analyzing 2,000 New York Times obituaries over a 20-month period, Narayan gleaned, in just a few words, what achievement looks like over a lifetime.
Alain de Botton makes an eloquent, witty case to move beyond snobbery to find true pleasure in our work.