She Transformed Her Trauma into a Path of Service

Arranged marriages can often throw up surprises. Out of the shadows of Uma Preman’s traumatic youth and unhappy marriage she crafted a life that has touched thousands of others — her difficulties forged within her both the skills and motivation to help disadvantaged Indians gain access to medical treatment. This …

The Wonder of the Universe is Wondering in Us

Paul Fleischman is the author of numerous books, and has been honored by the American Psychiatric Association for his unique contributions to psychiatry and religion. He points to our sense of wonder as the apparatus by which we experience the intelligence of the universe within. “The wonder of the universe …

Three Ideas. Three Contradictions. Or Not.

Hannah Gadsby skewers the straight world’s dismissal and outright hostility toward the LGBTQ community in her stand-up sets, stage performances and television shows. Her groundbreaking special “Nanette” broke comedy. In this 2019 TED Talk about truth and purpose, she shares three ideas and three contradictions. Or not.