In this week's Amor Mundi, we reflect on how solitude can provide our inner voices with room to flourish, and much more!
Posted on 16 March 2015 | 11:30 am
Hannah Arendt considered calling her magnum opus Amor Mundi: Love of the World. Instead, she settled upon The Human Condition. What is most difficult, Arendt writes, is to love the world as it is, with all the evil and suffering in it. And yet she came to do just that. Loving the world means neither uncritical acceptance nor contemptuous…Read more Amor Mundi – 6/2/13
Posted on 4 June 2013 | 3:10 pm
I watched President Obama’s second Inaugural Address with my seven-year-old daughter. She had just completed a letter to the President—something she had been composing all week. She was glued to the TV. I found myself tearing up at times, as I do and should do at all such events. “The Star Spangled Banner” by Beyonce…Read more Reflections on an Inaugural Address
Posted on 22 January 2013 | 11:31 am
Have you not watched Newt Gingrich’s take down of CNN’s John King at the opening of the Republican debate last night? You should. Gingrich’s supremely confident critique of the media’s obsession with personal issues certainly put the Republican contest back in play and may have set him on the road to the nomination. It…Read more Leadership or Arrogance?
Posted on 20 January 2012 | 1:52 pm