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Watercolors at the Water Cooler

“Is this what progress feels like?!” That was the first of many questions which jumped in my mind while reading a recent Atlantic magazine article by… 1,437 more words


The Professional Cat Photographer: Self-Efficacy Beliefs and Landing the Dream Job

Last week, the online magazine The Atlantic posted a brief documentary on its website about Larry Johnson, a professional cat photographer. The video follows Larry while at a feline competition in New Jersey – snapping photos of people’s beloved cats laying on gem-colored velvet backdrops – discussing his drive and passion for his work. 675 more words

RELIGION & Pew Research Center's New Report on Religion in America Shows the Power of Choosing Your Own Faith #TheAtlanticMagazine

by Emma Green, The Atlantic Monthly, 5/12/15.

…Every American has a religion story, which is why it’s a little strange to think of America as an increasingly secular nation. 403 more words

Pew Research

Globalization Is a Messy Process

Globalization is having a dramatic effect on income distribution around the world as I discussed in a previous post. Middle incomes in the developed world are stagnating while at the same time they are growing rapidly throughout much of the rest of the world. 285 more words

Jack Heidel

Testing the meaning of tolerance

Irony is, after all, its stock in trade.

How surprising is it, then, to learn that, just before the fatal attacks on 12 of its staffers last week, the French satirical organ, … 667 more words


Belly-button-peering boomers don’t worry, be happy

As the days trundle by like rocks, gathering speed, rolling down a hill, my thoughts frequently turn inward; and from such reverie a question inevitably arises: Am I happy? 699 more words