How do we identify desired outcomes? Who decides?

Title

A Work of Art

Author

Warner, Sylvia

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Reading

Overview

Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893-1978) was born in England but enjoyed tremendous popularity among American audiences by way of The New Yorker, which published over a hundred of her short stories.…

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Title

Three Questions

Author

Tolstoy, Leo

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Reading

Overview

What if there were a way to be certain so one would "never stray in any matter"? Leo Tolstoy—one of the giants of 19th century Russian literature—begins his story with three questions…

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Title

Reb Yozifl and the Contractor

Author

Aleichem, Sholom

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Reading

Overview

Sholom Aleichem is sometimes referred to as the "Jewish Mark Twain." Born in 1859, he grew up in Jewish settlements in what is now Ukraine. Aleichem wrote with great humor, wit and wisdom…

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Title

The Happy Prince

Author

Wilde, Oscar

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Reading

Overview

Oscar Wilde—one of the most successful playwrights of his day as well as one of its most notorious and colorful celebrities—was born in 1854 in Dublin. His fairy tale "The Happy Prince"…

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Title

Four Traditions of Philanthropy

Author

Lynn, Elizabeth M.

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Reading

Overview

​Elizabeth M. Lynn, founder and director of the Center for Civic Reflection, and D. Susan Wisely, former Director of Evaluation for Lilly Endowment, examine "three distinctive philanthropic…

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