South African Unsung Heroes

Learn about Sally Motlana and Helen Suzman, two South African women who were instrumental to tearing down apartheid.

On Seeing

Thoughts about seeing from Maria Popova expounding upon Alexandra Horowitz’ On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes

Trees

"When we have learned how to listen to trees,” Hermann Hesse wrote in his lyrical love letter to our arboreal companions, “then the brevity and the quickness and the childlike hastiness of our thoughts achieve an incomparable joy.” Two generations earlier, a different titan of...

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