Aired 1 d ago 10:55
A Climate Change Solution Right Under Our Feet
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Aired 8 months ago 5:55
Healing Through Story | Desmond Tutu
The last episode of season 2. Archbishop Desmond Tutu is one of our wisest models on the territory of reckoning with past wrongs that infuse and haunt the present. In the 1990s, he helped galvanize South Africaâ€™s peaceful transition to democracy after decades of white supremacy as the law of the land. He tells a story from his time chairing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which granted amnesty to those who would fully confess their crimes â€” of how healing and human redemption unfold. â€œHuman beings can leave you speechless, really. They can leave you speechless by the horrible things they do, but they also leave you speechless with the incredible things,â€ he says. Desmond Tutu is an Anglican archbishop emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa and recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. He has written numerous books for adults and children â€” including â€œThe Rainbow People of Godâ€ and, together with his good friend the Dalai Lama, â€œThe Book of Joy.â€ Find the transcript at onbeing.org.
Aired 8 months ago 7:44
Releasing Anger as an Act of Self-Compassion | Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman
The last episode of season two. Robert Thurman and Sharon Salzberg are icons of American Buddhism, and they are joyful, longtime friends. They challenge us to reframe our anger by seeing love for our enemies as an act of self-compassion. â€œItâ€™s very hard to see love as a force, as a power rather than as a weakness, but that is its reality,â€ Salzberg says. Sharon Salzberg is a meditation teacher and the cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. She is the co-author of â€œLove Your Enemies.â€ Her other books include â€œLovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness,â€ â€œReal Happiness: The Power of Meditation,â€ and â€œReal Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace.â€ Robert Thurman is the president of the Tibet House U.S. and the co-author of â€œLove Your Enemies.â€ His latest book is â€œMan of Peace,â€ an illustrated biography of the Dalai Lama. Find the transcript at onbeing.org.
Aired 11 months ago 4:14
Can This Breakfast Cereal Help Save The Planet?
Some environmentalists say food production needs a fundamental reboot, with crops that stay rooted in the soil for years, like Kernza, a prairie grass. Even General Mills says it likes the idea.