Blaise Pascal Quote

Blaise Pascal on Light and Darkness

Blaise Pascal on Light and Darkness “There is light enough for those who wish to see, and darkness enough for those who are otherwise inclined.” – Blaise Pascal Pascal is best known for the misnamed “Pascal’s Wager,” his easily misunderstood […]

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The Best Teachers

The Best Teachers…

The Best Teachers “The best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see.” – Alexandra K. Trenfor As a teacher, I love this quote. It brilliantly and succinctly delineates the difference between […]

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At the Gorge of Lu

At the Gorge of Lu, the great waterfall plunges for hundreds of meters, its spray visible for miles. In the churning waters below, no living creature can be seen. One day, Confucius was standing at a distance from the pool’s […]

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James Baldwin on Masks

James Baldwin on Masks

James Baldwin on Masks “Love takes off masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within.” – James Baldwin Baldwin is often remembered as a political radical. He definitely was, but like Cornel West, Baldwin’s […]

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The Two Wolves Inside

This article has two purposes: to share a decent story and to talk about disrespect for indigenous traditions. First, here is the story of the two wolves: You may have heard the story before because it has made the e-mail […]

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Leonardo

Leonardo DaVinci on Inaction

Leonardo DaVinci on Inaction “Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind. So we must stretch ourselves to the very limits of human […]

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