Celebrating Dr. King the Right Way

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On MLK Day 2014, John Lash asks us to fully realize the profound power of our daily actions both to change ourselves and to change others.

Breaking the Emotional Coma Cycle

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Jason Hairston explains how constricted masculinity damages male relationships

Raise a Kid You Would Like to Have a Drink With

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Jeff Hay thinks parents should lead by example—and that you can learn a lot about a person from the way they handle a bar stool.

Man-to-Man with Cultural Thinker Roman Krznaric

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Roman Krznaric is perhaps the world’s foremost authority on empathy. Here’s our interview with him.

Teaching Peace – For Martin

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Peace is daunting and dangerous. But Julie Gillis insists that it has to be taught.

Letter to My New Grandson

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Paul Sloane tells his grandson the meaning of life, in 2100 and beyond.

Opposites Attract, to a Point

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A longtime bachelor finds love and marriage don’t always arrive as planned.

I Was Born a Sinner

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People tried to change Nicholas Ferroni, believing that the way he was born would make life harder. Fortunately, he came to accept himself the way God made him.

A Practical Guide to Bravery

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Carl Pettit offers a taxonomy of bravery for the rest of us to emulate.

Hero Worship Always Ends Poorly

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“Let’s not forget: Grand heroism involves luck.”

Gandhi on Knowledge Without Character

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Goodness is something you practice.

Reading for All Mankind: Good Men, Manga Style

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A new series of biographies retells the lives of history’s great men—in comic book form.

Occupy Toronto: A Spiritual Renaissance

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Through emphases on dialogue and community, the Occupy movement has displayed a new brand of political and spiritual expression, writes Avi Zer-Aviv.

The Onscreen Superheroes of Silicon Valley

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Boys will be boys. But can role models in movies help them become men?