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What Makes a Compassionate World: Sophie de Grouchy’s Visionary 18th-Century Appeal to Parents and Teachers
What Makes a Compassionate World: Sophie de Grouchy’s Visionary 18th-Century Appeal to Parents and Teachers

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The Two Souls Within: Hermann Hesse on the Dual Life of the Creative Spirit
The Two Souls Within: Hermann Hesse on the Dual Life of the Creative Spirit

“Like a precious, fleeting foam over the sea of suffering arise all those works of art, in which a single individual lifts himself for an hour so high above his personal destiny that his happiness shines like a star and appears to all who see it as something eternal and as a happiness of their own.”

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Love and the Sacred
Love and the Sacred

“I did not know what love was until I encountered one that kept opening and opening and opening.”

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We Are the Music, We Are the Spark: Pioneering Biologist Ernest Everett Just on What Makes Life Alive
We Are the Music, We Are the Spark: Pioneering Biologist Ernest Everett Just on What Makes Life Alive

“Life is exquisitely a time-thing, like music.”

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What Books Give Us: Hermann Hesse on Reading and the Heart of Wisdom
What Books Give Us: Hermann Hesse on Reading and the Heart of Wisdom

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