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“A poem … is when you are in love and have the sky in your mouth.” This Is a Poem That Heals Fish, so very lovely: https://t.co/nh4B0GSAbF
“A poem … is when you are in love and have the sky in your mouth.” This Is a Poem That Heals Fish, so very lovely: https://t.co/nh4B0GSAbF
Hannah Arendt on thinking vs. knowing and the crucial difference between truth and meaning https://t.co/f6Klm9eCmI
Hannah Arendt on thinking vs. knowing and the crucial difference between truth and meaning https://t.co/f6Klm9eCmI
“A wish is halfway to wherever you want to go.” Maurice Sendak's forgotten philosophical first children's book https://t.co/H9ZeJ0cJs1
Neurocomic – a graphic novel about how the brain works https://t.co/t8VBak7PxW
Neurocomic – a graphic novel about how the brain works https://t.co/t8VBak7PxW
When Einstein met Tagore – Western science meets Eastern philosophy to explore the meaning of truth and beauty https://t.co/Vt9npFRq4G
When Einstein met Tagore – Western science meets Eastern philosophy to explore the meaning of truth and beauty https://t.co/Vt9npFRq4G
“Knowledge consists in the search for truth… It is not the search for certainty.” Karl Popper on truth https://t.co/XObzqQWkT5
What is truth? Tonight at 6, tune into @curiousoctopus's MoMA salon with @JannaLevin, @ASE, @emilydparker and myself https://t.co/2cGEEI3HnX
What is truth? Tonight at 6, tune into @curiousoctopus's MoMA salon with @JannaLevin, @ASE, @emilydparker and myself https://t.co/2cGEEI3HnX
Kierkegaard on the individual vs. the crowd, why we conform, and the power of the minority https://t.co/g1wT7VQFWv
Kierkegaard on the individual vs. the crowd, why we conform, and the power of the minority https://t.co/g1wT7VQFWv
For anyone who has ever anguished over unrequited love: Charlotte Brontë’s beautiful and heartbreaking love letters https://t.co/pA1Jgi5m23
For anyone who has ever anguished over unrequited love: Charlotte Brontë’s beautiful and heartbreaking love letters https://t.co/pA1Jgi5m23
Polish Nobel laureate Wisława Szymborska on how our certitudes keep up small and the generative power of not-knowing https://t.co/MYD2bJtEr2
Polish Nobel laureate Wisława Szymborska on how our certitudes keep up small and the generative power of not-knowing https://t.co/MYD2bJtEr2
Frank O'Hara, born on this day in 1926, reads his "Metaphysical Poem" in a rare recording https://t.co/xxDSfM9KBp
Frank O'Hara, born on this day in 1926, reads his 'Metaphysical Poem' in a rare recording https://t.co/xxDSfM9KBp
Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl, born on this day in 1905,on our search for meaning—classic, life-transforming read https://t.co/kv9U4x4TT3
Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl, born on this day in 1905,on our search for meaning—classic, life-transforming read https://t.co/kv9U4x4TT3
Weekly highlights: The loveliest picture-book since The Little Prince, Erich Fromm on the sane society, and more https://t.co/TiBYwJMjAL
Weekly highlights: The loveliest picture-book since The Little Prince, Erich Fromm on the sane society, and more https://t.co/TiBYwJMjAL
Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl, born OTD in 1905, on the art of presence and how to persevere in difficult times https://t.co/mqm9rLXUfT
Holocaust survivor Viktor Frankl, born OTD in 1905, on the art of presence and how to persevere in difficult times https://t.co/mqm9rLXUfT
Joseph Campbell, born on this day in 1904, on what makes a hero and the 11 stages of the hero's journey https://t.co/5sZZGc0uKC
Joseph Campbell, born on this day in 1904, on what makes a hero and the 11 stages of the hero's journey  https://t.co/5sZZGc0uKC
Great writers on the creative benefits of keeping a diary https://t.co/ujKZxlXkDC
Great writers on the creative benefits of keeping a diary https://t.co/ujKZxlXkDC
Inside psychology's most influential study of what makes a creative person https://t.co/4rcn4da7Re
Inside psychology's most influential study of what makes a creative person https://t.co/4rcn4da7Re
Tennessee Williams, born on this day in 1911, talks writing, drugs, and mortality with William S. Burroughs https://t.co/53Iftt0It8
Tennessee Williams, born on this day in 1911, talks writing, drugs, and mortality with William S. Burroughs https://t.co/53Iftt0It8
On April 18, join me and the wonderful @danijshapiro for a conversation about her transcendent new memoir, Hourglass https://t.co/b168D8rmMC
On April 18, join me and the wonderful @danijshapiro for a conversation about her transcendent new memoir, Hourglass https://t.co/b168D8rmMC
Beethoven died on this day in 1827. A beautiful read on Blake, Beethoven, and the tragic genius of outsiderdom https://t.co/cfBzk5uC4R
Beethoven died on this day in 1827. A beautiful read on Blake, Beethoven, and the tragic genius of outsiderdom https://t.co/cfBzk5uC4R
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