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Robin Wall Kimmerer — The Intelligence in All Kinds of Life Krista Tippett Public Producti
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Robin Wall Kimmerer — The Intelligence in All Kinds of Life

The problem with calling another living being “it.” Photosynthesis envy. The renewal of the world...

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[Unedited] Robin Wall Kimmerer with Krista Tippett Krista Tippett Public Producti
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[Unedited] Robin Wall Kimmerer with Krista Tippett

“The rocks are beyond slow, beyond strong, and yet yielding to a soft green breath as powerful as...

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Living the Questions with Krista Tippett — #3 Krista Tippett Public Producti
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Living the Questions with Krista Tippett — #3

What is the value of boredom in our lives? Krista reflects on the importance of mental...

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Alain de Botton — The True Hard Work of Love and Relationships Krista Tippett Public Producti
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Alain de Botton — The True Hard Work of Love and Relationships

The philosopher and creator of The School of Life. The question we should ask on an early date...

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[Unedited] Alain de Botton with Krista Tippett Krista Tippett Public Producti
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[Unedited] Alain de Botton with Krista Tippett

What if the first question we asked on a date were, "How are you crazy? I'm crazy like this"?...

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Living the Questions with Krista Tippett — #4 Krista Tippett Public Producti
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Living the Questions with Krista Tippett — #4

How can we embrace vulnerability in ourselves and in our culture? Krista reflects on how...

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Joe Carter — The Spirituals Krista Tippett Public Producti
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Joe Carter — The Spirituals

“Magic, shining songs.” Reaching back to the ancestors. How do we survive when the worst happens?...

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[Unedited] Joe Carter with Krista Tippett Krista Tippett Public Producti
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[Unedited] Joe Carter with Krista Tippett

An exuberant experience of conversation and singing. There are nearly 5,000 spirituals in...

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Alan Rabinowitz — We Are All Wildlife Krista Tippett Public Producti
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Alan Rabinowitz — We Are All Wildlife

Remembering “the Indiana Jones of wildlife conservation.” The wildness that we don't feel during...

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[Unedited] Alan Rabinowitz with Krista Tippett Krista Tippett Public Producti
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[Unedited] Alan Rabinowitz with Krista Tippett

How to get to the heart of the human experience without speaking? This question drove Alan...

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[Unedited] Eugene Peterson with Krista Tippett Krista Tippett Public Producti
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[Unedited] Eugene Peterson with Krista Tippett

"Prayers are tools not for doing or getting but for being and becoming." These are words of the...

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Eugene Peterson — The Bible, Poetry, and Active Imagination Krista Tippett Public Producti
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Eugene Peterson — The Bible, Poetry, and Active Imagination

A beloved pastor and biblical interpreter. The poetry of the Bible as what keeps it alive to the...

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Eula Biss — Let's Talk About Whiteness Krista Tippett Public Producti
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Eula Biss — Let's Talk About Whiteness

“If you can’t talk about something, you can’t think about something. I've worked with students...

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[Unedited] Eula Biss with Krista Tippett Krista Tippett Public Producti
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[Unedited] Eula Biss with Krista Tippett

“If you can’t talk about something, you can’t think about something. I've worked with students...

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Poetry From the On Being Gathering — Marilyn Nelson Krista Tippett Public Producti
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Poetry From the On Being Gathering — Marilyn Nelson

A morning of poetry with Marilyn Nelson from the third day of our On Being Gathering. This...

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Frances Kissling — What Is Good in the Position of the Other Krista Tippett Public Producti
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Frances Kissling — What Is Good in the Position of the Other

From abortion activist to bridge person. Questions to break out of intractable polarization....

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[Unedited] Frances Kissling with Krista Tippett Krista Tippett Public Producti
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[Unedited] Frances Kissling with Krista Tippett

From abortion activist to bridge person. Questions to break out of intractable polarization....

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Poetry From the On Being Gathering — John Paul Lederach Krista Tippett Public Producti
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Poetry From the On Being Gathering — John Paul Lederach

A series of haikus from peacemaker John Paul Lederach on the fourth day of our On Being...

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Krista Tippett: On "On Being" and Speaking of Faith

"I have been thinking a lot these days in this world we inhabit about how our traditions...

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David Whyte — Poetry from the On Being Gathering (Closing Words) Krista Tippett Public Producti
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David Whyte — Poetry from the On Being Gathering (Closing Words)

“The sense of having walked from far inside yourself / out into the revelation, to have risked...

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