What is the impact of our actions - on ourselves and others?

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Hallelujah the Saviors are Here

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Audio

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Rachel Smith wrote the poem, "Hallelujah the Saviors are Here," when she was 18 years old and a member of the Kenwood Academy Slam Poetry team. She performed this poem…

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Song of the Shirt, 1941

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Reading

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Dorothy Parker (1893-1967), founder of the Algonquin Table (an influential group of New York City writers, critics, and actors that met for lunch every day at the Algonquin Hotel) and…

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Three Questions

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Reading

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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…

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Cutting Up an Ox

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Reading

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Little is known about the life of Chuang-Tzu, a renowned and influential Chinese Taoist philosopher who lived during the fourth century BCE. He is believed to have been from the…

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A Visit of Charity

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Reading

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One of the most celebrated writers of the American South, Eudora Welty was born in 1899 in Jackson, Mississippi, where she lived for most of her life. Her first published…