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On Being with Krista Tippett is a public radio project delving into the human side of news stories + issues. Curated + edited by senior editor Trent Gilliss.

We publish guest contributions. We edit long; we scrapbook. We do big ideas + deep meaning. We answer questions.

We've even won a couple of Webbys + a Peabody Award.

You might know Dan Barber best as the chef of Blue Hill in NYC. But, behind the kitchen maestro, is a big thinker who really gives the farm-to-table movement a whole new meaning. Well worth listening to… especially for the story about the mokkum carrot!

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This quote took. Six degrees of separation seems to be the key here.
This quote took. Six degrees of separation seems to be the key here.

This quote took. Six degrees of separation seems to be the key here.

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How do a NASA scientist working on the Kepler mission and a translator of Rilke come together in this photo? By way an On Being listener:

Pancho heard Joanna Macy and I in interviews with @kristatippett and brought us together. Gratitude. @Beingtweets pic.twitter.com/mPDCdrQsku
— Natalie Batalha (@nbatalha)
July 18, 2014
Thanks, Pancho!
How do a NASA scientist working on the Kepler mission and a translator of Rilke come together in this photo? By way an On Being listener:

Pancho heard Joanna Macy and I in interviews with @kristatippett and brought us together. Gratitude. @Beingtweets pic.twitter.com/mPDCdrQsku
— Natalie Batalha (@nbatalha)
July 18, 2014
Thanks, Pancho!

How do a NASA scientist working on the Kepler mission and a translator of Rilke come together in this photo? By way an On Being listener:

Thanks, Pancho!

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With Pope JPII’s canonization into sainthood on Sunday, a look back. In 2005, we produced a retrospective on the late pope’s religious legacy after his death. Krista speaks with NPR’s Sylvia Poggioli, priest + author Donald Cozzens, and Yale theologian Margaret Farley. Together they explore some of the critical religious issues of his 26 years as pontiff and discusses the great and contradictory impact he made on the Church in America and abroad.

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iTunes adjacencies in action.
38.99% Invisible Roman Mars, 39 On Being Krista Tippett
iTunes adjacencies in action.
38.99% Invisible Roman Mars, 39 On Being Krista Tippett
iTunes adjacencies in action.

38.99% Invisible Roman Mars, 39 On Being Krista Tippett

iTunes adjacencies in action.

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Graham Griffith (@gwhit) + Lily Percy (@lilmpercy) listen intently to Krista’s interview from the On Being control room. Tagore is in process!
trentgilliss:

Graham Griffith (@gwhit) + Lily Percy (@lilmpercy) listen intently to Krista’s interview from the On Being control room. Tagore is in process!

trentgilliss:

Graham Griffith (@gwhit) + Lily Percy (@lilmpercy) listen intently to Krista’s interview from the On Being control room. Tagore is in process!

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Hired two new staff members this week: Mariah (right) and Mary Sue (left) who took a few moments at the end of the day today to admire the Basilica’s bells and the wedding party well-wishers. A really lovely moment at @onbeing.
trentgilliss:

Hired two new staff members this week: Mariah (right) and Mary Sue (left) who took a few moments at the end of the day today to admire the Basilica’s bells and the wedding party well-wishers. A really lovely moment at @onbeing.

trentgilliss:

Hired two new staff members this week: Mariah (right) and Mary Sue (left) who took a few moments at the end of the day today to admire the Basilica’s bells and the wedding party well-wishers. A really lovely moment at @onbeing.

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Yes, that’s Krista Tippett interviewing Amitav Ghosh on Tagore in our new studios! (at On Being on Loring Park)
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Yes, that’s Krista Tippett interviewing Amitav Ghosh on Tagore in our new studios! (at On Being on Loring Park)
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Yes, that’s Krista Tippett interviewing Amitav Ghosh on Tagore in our new studios! (at On Being on Loring Park)

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We’re going to try an experiment tonight… live video streaming with an iPad + a WiFi connection (yes, for realz!). So far the tests look good. At 7pm ET/6 pm CT, we’ll start filming. Join us from afar and listen in on the conversation from NPR's beautiful new building in Washington DC! 

http://www.onbeing.org/blog/nonviolence-vs-no-justice-no-peace-the-civil-conversations-project-live-video/6085

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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!
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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!
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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!

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What might words like repentance or forgiveness mean, culturally, in this moment? These are questions of the emerging church, a loosely-defined movement that crosses generations, theologies and social ideologies in the hope of reimagining Christianity. With Phyllis Tickle and Vincent Harding, we bring you an honest (and sometimes politically incorrect) conversation on coming to terms with racial identity in the church and in the world:

"The great American experiment with building a multiracial democracy is still in the laboratory. We have got to be willing to see ourselves as part of an experiment that is actively working its way through right now. We stumble. We hold on to each other. We hug each other. We fight with one another in loving ways. But we keep moving and experimenting and trying to figure it out."
"There’s a difference between repentance and forgiveness and there’s a difference between those in grace. And if we do this thing that Vincent’s talking about, if we refashion this country — which we’re going to do — but if we do it without grace, it will be just as clunky and just as unfortunate. And just as many people will get the short end of the stick as has been true in the past."

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Some of the biggest philosophical and ethical questions of this century may be raised on scientific frontiers — as we gain a better understanding of the deep structure of space and time and the wilder “microworld.” Astrophysicist Martin Rees paints a fascinating picture of how we might be changed by what we do not yet know:

"If science teaches me anything, it teaches me that even simple things like an atom are fairly hard to understand. And that makes me skeptical of anyone who claims to have the last word or complete understanding of any deep aspect of reality."

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"When people would talk to me about you’re gonna beat this or you’re gonna slay cancer or you’re gonna — I would say what I’m gonna do hopefully is become more of who I was meant to be. And cancer has given me this huge, dramatic, turbulent opportunity to do that."

Eve Ensler is the playwright and performer who brought The Vagina Monologues into the world. She’s famous for giving voice to disruptive, healing stories of women’s bodies and women’s lives. But it was cancer that helped her make peace with her own.

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Julie Zelle and Mikel Ellcessor share a lighter moment before our first board meeting in On Being’s new offices. Golden.
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Julie Zelle and Mikel Ellcessor share a lighter moment before our first board meeting in On Being’s new offices. Golden.
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Julie Zelle and Mikel Ellcessor share a lighter moment before our first board meeting in On Being’s new offices. Golden.

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The incomparable Jay Cowles and Krista Tippett emerge from a tour of our new studios before our first board meeting in the new Loring Park space. Love their postures.
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The incomparable Jay Cowles and Krista Tippett emerge from a tour of our new studios before our first board meeting in the new Loring Park space. Love their postures.
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The incomparable Jay Cowles and Krista Tippett emerge from a tour of our new studios before our first board meeting in the new Loring Park space. Love their postures.

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