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The Sunflower and the Soul: Wendell Berry on the Collaborative Nature of the Universe and the Cure for Conflict
The Sunflower and the Soul: Wendell Berry on the Collaborative Nature of the Universe and the Cure for Conflict

“We are not the authors of ourselves. That we are not is a religious perception, but it is also a biological and a social one. Each of us has had many authors, and each of us is engaged, for better or worse, in that same authorship. We could say that the human race is a great coauthorship in which we are collaborating with God and nature in the making of ourselves and one another.”

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There Was a Shadow: A Lyrical Illustrated Celebration of the Changing Light, in the World and in the Inner World
There Was a Shadow: A Lyrical Illustrated Celebration of the Changing Light, in the World and in the Inner World

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Nobel-Winning Poet Joseph Brodsky on the Remedy for Existential Boredom
Nobel-Winning Poet Joseph Brodsky on the Remedy for Existential Boredom

“Try to stay passionate, leave your cool to constellations. Passion, above all, is a remedy against boredom. Another one, of course, is pain… passion’s frequent aftermath.”

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Albert Camus on How to Live Whole in a Broken World
Albert Camus on How to Live Whole in a Broken World

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