Teaching Our Children to Love Their Enemies

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We can raise a whole generation of children who have the capacity to embody what all the great sages have instructed us: Love thy enemy.

Jealous Guy Apologizes [Music Video]

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John was a troubadour of peace and compassion, and a jealous guy.

Inspiration Unpacked: It’s Not the End

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Whatever you think is going to put an end to you, bankruptcy, disease, divorce – if it’s not OK, it’s not the end.

Love Is Not Enough

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Mark Manson says that while love is beautiful and necessary, it is not something worth sacrificing yourself for.

If It’s Hard & It’s Work, It’s Not LOVE


Without love there is no flavor or meaning. Give into it and accept it with an open heart and you both will thrive.

Tony Levin: The Most Talented Stick Man You’ll Ever Meet

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A conversation with the legendary sideman turned front man with his latest band, Stick Men.

The Trials and Triumphs of a Joyful Black Man in America

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The media-generated perception: being black is synonymous with being poor, uneducated, unmotivated and a burden on society. Michael Taylor is having none of that.

‘Beatles vs. Stones’ Reveals Myths About Both Bands

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A new book on the classic rivalry that reveals what kind of guy you are.

The Good Men Playlist: ‘The White Album’

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What’s it like to crawl so deeply inside an album that it becomes part of your emotional vocabulary?

Seven and Seven

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Even his mother knew he was hiding who he was behind that hair, but Paul Schneider was running, too.

Yoko Shares John’s Blood-Soaked Glasses

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John Lennon was a victim of gun violence almost 33 years ago.

The Day Mrs. Ryan Broke Up Our Rock and Roll Band


In August, 1976, five kids from Northeast Philly were going to be the heroes who saved Rock and Roll.

Paul McCartney: Don’t Blame Yoko!

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Paul McCartney refutes the classic story of Yoko Ono being the reason for The Beatles’ break-up.

Top Ten ‘Male Anthem’ Nominees

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Mark Ellis ponders what it takes to make a song a true Male Anthem, and lists the 10 he thinks fit the bill.

Top 10 Most Recognizable Opening Piano Chords of All Time

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Jamie Reidy reveals his Top 10 most recognizable Opening Piano/Keyboard Chords in Rock-n-Roll.

A Gay, Hippie-Generation Vietnam Protestor Has Some Advice for You


Occupy Wall Street and the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell may mark the beginning of the end of an era of complacency, fundamentalism, and a privileged few.