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Way Up On Clinch Mountain

BY MATTHEW TONEY
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Matthew Toney shares about one old folk song in particular - how it was taught to him, why there are so many versions, and why he think it continues to persist today.

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Color Me Crabby

BY DARCY _
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

DARCY shares some examples of human behavior that puzzle or annoy at least her and maybe even you. There are so many things that she sees all the time that simply don't make any sense.

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When You Turn Sixty, Sometimes the Trip You Take Surprises You

BY MARK MEDLIN
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Mark Medlin has been lots of places, but nothing prepared him for the trip he tells you about here.

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Adapting to Change through a Love of Houses

BY JONATHAN GACH
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Jonathan Gach believes that improving home performance is one way to help families adapt to change.

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A Better Mousetrap

BY GREGG LEVOY
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Gregg Levoy wrestles with the price of compassion.

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Re-wiring the addicted brain

BY MICHAEL TRAYFORD
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Substance use and compulsive behaviors cause structural changes in the brain that can be reversed. 21st century, brain-based treatment approaches to addiction recovery hold great promise in combating this growing public health crisis.

We explore the understanding that addiction is a brain problem, not a moral failing or character flaw. That addiction and associated disorders of learning and behavior can be effectively remediated through re-wiring of neural pathways and networks.

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Big Subject, Great Stories: the Making of Lock & Load: Armed Fiction

BY DEIRDRA MCAFEE
@ VOL 19 ON JUN 01, 2018

Deirdra McAfee discusses how she and co-editor BettyJoyce Nash built a literary anthology—the only book in America helping us talk about guns.

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The True Power of the Sound of Your Voice

BY TINA FIREWOLF
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 23, 2018

Imagine communicating from a powerfully peaceful place. Tina Firworlf explains to us that it is possible to do so when we use our unique sound to sustain our inner peace.

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Change Making for Change Makers

BY MAGGIE ULLMAN
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 23, 2018

Maggie Ullman asserts that if one wants to make change, you first have to figure out what type of change maker you are - eihter a what person, a why person, or a how person. 

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The Toughest Job You'll Ever Love

BY KEITH MCDADE
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 23, 2018

Keith McDade explores values underlying sustainability that he learned while serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia, West Africa nearly 25 years ago. He now considers translating those values into behaviors, decisions, policies, and business practices as the "Toughest Job You'll Ever Love," on our collective journey toward sustainability.

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Changing the rules of our reality with technology

BY JOHN KREISHER
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 23, 2018

John Kreisher is an engineer and futurist with a passion for disruptive technology as a vehicle for systemic change and expanding human awareness. The rise of clean energy, the Internet of Things, and a sharing economy give us the opportunity to move into a zero marginal cost society, but we need to collectively change our thoughts about what is real and possible. Capitalism has bred fear and scarcity consciousness, a sharing economy will breed connection and abundance consciousness!

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dunno or don't know?

BY JEFF MASON
@ VOL 18 ON FEB 23, 2018

Jeff Mason starts of with the question, "What are dunnoisms?" A post-existential ghost may have the answer and more. 

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