Leaning Toward Interdependence

By Lauren Griffith
During the Garrison Institute’s recent symposium, Pathways Toward Planetary Health, we explored the intersection of four emerging ideas – Half-Earth,…

Perception As Seed of Poetry

By Reed Bye
My upcoming talk for the Naropa in New York series will center on a question: At the first moment of…

The Geopolitics of the Other

By Garrison Institute
How do we emotionally and socially construct our notions of difference and “the other?” Are there core truths about otherness…

Climate Change for Aliens

By Tom Andersen
Adam Frank is an oddsmaker on the grandest scale. Thirty years ago, he says, science did not even know that…

The Invitation to Sing

By Zenju Earthlyn Manuel
A knot sat in my throat for days. As I rode down the winding and rugged road to Tassajara Zen…

Opening to Joy and Love

By Sebene Selassie
When I was first diagnosed with breast cancer at age 34, I was fortunate to be surrounded by many loving…