Where do our values come from? Why do we care about what we care about?

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Say Yes Quickly

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Mowlana Jalaluddin Rumi was born in 1207, the turbulent era of the Crusades, in what is now Afghanistan. Known simply as Rumi in the English-speaking world, he was a renowned…

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Why I Make Sam Go to Church, from Traveling Mercies

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Novelist and essayist Anne Lamott is known for her candor and humor on subjects such as addiction, religion, and motherhood. "Why I Make Sam Go to Church" is taken from Traveling…

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From Laws Concerning Gifts to the Poor

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Moses Maimonides was a Jewish rabbi, physician, and philosopher born in 1135 in Muslim-ruled Cordoba during the golden age of Jewish culture in Spain. Among his most famous works are…