All the Countries that Contribute to a Single Jar of Nutella
A graphic my two young boys just might be interested in…
The conundrums of life, the philosophical paradoxes, the metaphysical problems — I feel like I get it now. I understand suffering and unfairness. I can’t think of anything better to receive than that. I’m good with this. — Michael Morton, a Texas man who was wrongfully convicted of murdering his wife and incarcerated for 25 years, told CNN about his son who found a way to love his father again.
Yes, Krista Tippett is doing some deep listening in our new studio as we produce her interview with iconic talk show host Phil Donahue. There are some good stories in this one!
If you’re going to add friction, if you’re going to create urgency and scarcity, understand that it always comes at a cost. By all means, we need to figure out how to make a living from the work we do. But with scalable goods, particularly those that have substitutes, don’t add friction unless there are enough benefits to make it worth our hassle. —
I’m thinking a lot about this nowadays. People have been so kind and generous with their words and attention to our work. I’ve tried to cultivate these relationships with our readers and listeners — giving and receiving in our exchanges.
Many times the advice offered is a traditional one that’s proven effective in public radio world models, but I’m unsure if, at its heart, the giving campaigns are about deepening relationships and relatedness. That’s what I want to do with On Being.
I’m watching some promising models out there; maybe you have others to offer as examples?