I’ll Take It in Black: The Problem of Naming Evil

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Words like “secular” and “religious” aren’t particularly useful when health-nuts and fundamentalists start seeing eye-to-eye.

Is There a (Male) Nurse in the House?

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The best nurses are the ones who care, male or female.

Compassion in the NFL? 49ers Respond Unexpectedly to Aldon Smith’s Recent Troubles


A new era in the NFL? The 49ers surprising choice of empathy and unconditional acceptance over public shaming.

Man and Machine: A Story of Progress


When our children’s children look back through the pages of history decades from now, it won’t read ‘Man vs. Machine’. This story of willpower is a prime example of why.

What You Need to Consider When Dating a World Changer

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What do you do when the one you’re dating wants to save the world? Alison Tedford tells us why dating an advocate can be the best thing ever. — In the world of online dating, I’m often asked what I do for to give back to the community as part of getting-to-know-you small talk. Ultimately, the […]

Men, Self-Hatred, and Cancer

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What cancer can teach us about the changing roles of men in society.

The Healing Power of Compassion

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Dr. Edward Adams talks about how to elicit men’s compassion towards themselves and others.  Ben was a wounded man. His wife divorced him to marry her lover and moved far away making it inaccessible and expensive for Ben to father his three children in a meaningful way. He defined himself as “a man reduced to […]

Raising Boys with Cancer

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How a cancer diagnosis can help to raise happy, healthy boys.

10 Mindful Practices to Soothe Chronic Pain

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Chronic pain can feel hopeless. Kathryn Hogan offers 10 ways you can consciously make yourself feel better.

4 Ways Men Can Be More Compassionate–and Happy

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What women can teach us about compassion and happiness

Why Do We Break the Rungs of the Very Ladder We’re Climbing?


The “1,000 Voices Speak for Compassion” online group brings together bloggers and filmmakers from around the world. Briton Underwood is one of those writers, and challenges us regarding how we treat each other when completing our personal journey. — It’s much easier to navigate the harrows of life without making stops to show compassion and kindness […]

Hawaiian Secrets to Save the World

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Teaching our children to save the planet by respecting each other and the land like the Hawaiians did.

How to ‘C’ Your Way to a Letter Perfect Relationship

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Successful coupling is as easy as remembering your ABC’s … and you can skip A and B.

The Irony of Being a Gentleman

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The one thing men need most but rarely get–gentleness.

Race to Nowhere

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“In nature, formal schooling has no function.”

How a Prince Becomes a King


A photo caption from Humans of New York inspires Greg Liotta to dissect manhood, compassion, forgiveness, and what it means to truly claim the title of King