A note from Carl: Greetings dear friends, May this find you well.  Before I dive into today’s writing, a few announcements: We have a new podcast with our friend, teacher, and binary-busting, amazing human being, Bayo Akomolafe. You can listen here. Today is the last day to join Erin’s Living The Questions online course. This Friday I begin my…

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Uncommon Considerations in the Anthropocene An Interview with Dr. Bayo Akomolafe Friends, we’re thrilled to share with you this most recent interview with our dear friend, Dr. Bayo Akomolafe. Bayo is a poet, philosopher, psychologist, professor, proud diaper changer, and passionate about the preposterous. He’s a thinker and speaker unlike any you’ve met before. Born…

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In this profoundly deep and freewheeling conversation, we cover so much soulful ground. We begin with one of our favorite topics that Michael Meade has been teaching on for years: Your innate genius. He tells of the origins of his teaching about genius with severely at-risk youth, and about how in honoring our unique genius…

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Greetings, friends. I’d love to share a beloved poem to begin this week’s newsletter: A Thousand Years of Healing From whence my hope, I cannot say, except it grows in the cells of my skin, in my envelope of mysteries it hums. In this sheath so akin to the surface of the earth it whispers.…

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A note from Carl: Greetings friends, I hope you are well, healthy, and being generous with your care and compassion in these times. Before I get into today’s writing, I wanted to share a few updates: We have a beautiful new podcast with Francis Weller, “In the Absence Of the Ordinary” exploring themes from his latest collection of…

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