It turns out, all the studies show you invest a little time in another person’s life, often a younger person, and all of us have that capacity to do it, just an hour a week, an hour every couple of weeks, and you can make a tremendous difference in a kid’s life over their lifetime.
Africans are on the front lines of humanitarian efforts, distributing life-saving aid in dangerous environments. Africans comprise the vast majority of peacekeepers in civil conflict on that continent. Africans for the most part lead peace negotiations for the wars being fought in Africa.
It was 1988, and I was just finishing a D.Phil at Oxford University on the topic of ‘Nietzsche and German Idealism.’
When I was 19 years old, I hitchhiked across the country to San Francisco.
Most religions assume that you find purpose through some agent that sits above or outside the world and imbues it with purpose.
In business, experience is the big teacher.
Wars can be resolved. Human rights atrocities can be stopped. We just have to apply the right policies.
I don’t have an M.B.A. I have a doctoral degree in philosophy – nineteenth-century German philosophy, to be precise.
The Huddersfield that I like best is a large town with a big heart and an open mind.
America’s revolutionary deists saw themselves as – and they were – participants in an international movement that drew on most of the same literary sources across the civilized world.