Bill Gates and the Start of Microsoft
It may have been the most momentous purchase of a magazine in the history of the Out of Town News stand in Harvard Square. Paul Allen, a college dropout from Seattle, wandered into the cluttered kiosk one snowy day in December 1974 and saw that the new issue of Popular Electronics featured a home computer […]
When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?
~ Thich Nhat Hanh
NYT: Garry Davis, Man of No Nation Who Saw One World of No War, Dies at 91
On May 25, 1948, a former United States Army flier entered the American Embassy in Paris, renounced his American citizenship and, as astonished officials looked on, declared himself a citizen of the world. In the decades that followed, until the end of his long life last week, he remained by choice a stateless man — […]
What is Sangha?
What is Sangha & Why is a Sangha Important? A reader asked us an important question recently about the Buddhist term, “Sangha.” “Sangha is a Sanskrit word meaning community. But what are the origins of sangha and why is it important in terms of spiritual development? Britannica points to the origins of sangha: The sangha originated in […]