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Nepal’s Lost Horizon

I began a journey with Nepal and her people in 1993 and was straightaway humbled and magnetized by the culture, larger-than-life mythologies and warm-hearted hospitality.

The End of War

In a more and more obviously interconnected age, the habit of war is becoming harder to sustain. Whether in politics, medicine, or our relationship to nature, the program of overcoming an enemy is less and less useful.

Artificial Paradises

To an outsider, Brazil may seem like an easygoing and morally loose
society. We do have, in some ways, an easy-going, openhearted
nature. But in truth, we have a profoundly moralistic ethos inherited
from our Roman Catholic colonization. It makes dealing with
the chaotic amorality of the rave scene's bacchanalia difficult.

Freely Speaking: A Talk with Ai Weiwei

I recently interviewed Chinese artist and social activist Ai Weiwei, whose dissident art has made him a target of the Chinese government. We discussed the importance of free expression, China's history, and why China's current system is failing.

Look Back At the Way We Came: A Talk With Joseph Marshall

My grandfather told me about Wounded Knee and then
he ended it by singing an honoring song for all of the people who died there. When you see how that kind of event affects people, you
feel pity and empathy, then you become angry. But anger is not a constructive
force. It's best to teach with
positive emotion. Balance is important.

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