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Seeking and Finding

Nikolaus Kennelly, Columnist

March 9, 2017

Filed under OPINION

Why is it that so often those most likely to talk about the virtues of detachment struggle the most with their obsessions? To take an example, Herman Hesse, the great writer of "Siddhartha," suffered breakdowns repeatedly over the course of his life, sometimes resulting in long stays in mental institutions....

Daring to Fail

Daring to Fail

Alya Bohr, Columnist

November 5, 2015

Filed under Columnists, OPINION

Value lies in our characters, in who we are as people (hopefully “good eggs”) rather than in the laundry lists of success stories or images of infallibility we attempt to project.

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