What Is the Point of Spirituality?

What Is the Point of Spirituality?

The word spirituality has a capacity to divide people like few others. For some, it’s an innately beautiful touchstone, the designator of a special kind of experience that is so valuable, it is best left reverentially unexplored and pure, lest one disturb its ethereal mysteries with the cold hand of reason. For others, it’s nonsensical […]

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HISTORY OF IDEAS – Romanticism

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Romanticism

Romanticism is one of the most important historical events of all time. Unlike a lot of what gets called history, romanticism isn’t a war or a piece of technology or a political event. It refers to the birth of a new set of ideas. It is about a mindset and a way of feeling. Romanticism […]

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Will Arnett on Lego Movie 2 Oscar Nomination, State of the Union & Super Bowl

Will Arnett on Lego Movie 2 Oscar Nomination, State of the Union & Super Bowl

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Gabrielle Union Talks Dwyane Wade, Dinner With Barack Obama & Her New Baby | DESUS & MERO | SHOWTIME

Gabrielle Union Talks Dwyane Wade, Dinner With Barack Obama & Her New Baby | DESUS & MERO | SHOWTIME

[MUSIC PLAYING] Listen, we’re on premium cable twice a week now. Yeah, and it’s gotten really hard to find time to take care of ourselves. That’s why we got one of the busiest bosses in the game, Gabrielle Union, to show us how self care is done. Don’t worry. She left the baby at home. […]

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How Ant Colonies Get Things Done

How Ant Colonies Get Things Done

>>GORDON: So I study ants and I study ants because I’m interested in how complex systems work. So ants always live in colonies and colonies always consist of one or more reproductive females who just lay the eggs and then the ants–all you see walking around are sterile female workers. And the queen doesn’t tell […]

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LITERATURE – Voltaire

François-Marie Arouet was born in Paris in 1694 His father, a well-established lawyer, sent him to the best school in the capital, and by all accounts, he was a brilliant student. The young Arouet, decided at an early age to make his name as a writer, or rather to remake his name, as the first […]

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American Bandito Pop-Culture Roadshow for Oct 30, 2019

American Bandito Pop-Culture Roadshow for Oct 30, 2019

Papow! This is another one of the pop-culture roadshow things. A little thing that I’ve created. Doing this on the offseason of the podcast, the American Bandito podcast. My artist podcast. I wanted to continue learning things so I look at some of the stuff that I have and try to find out a little […]

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LITERATURE – Jane Austen

LITERATURE – Jane Austen

Jane Austen is loved mainly as a guide to fashionable life in the Regency period, but her own vision of her task was radically different. She was an ambitious and stern moralist. She was acutely conscience of human failings and wanted, through her novels, to make people less selfish and more reasonable. More dignified, and […]

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