What Are You Doing For Others?

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?" -Dr. Martin Luther King

  • At 33, he was pressing the case of civil rights with President John Kennedy
  • At 34, he galvanized the nation with his "I Have a Dream" speech
  • At 35, he won the Nobel Peace Prize
  • At 39, he was assassinated, but he left a legacy of hope and inspiration that continues

I Have A Dream Legacy Lives On: Imagine Project 


Why 78% Of New Year's Resolutions Fail?

A study conducted in 2007, by Richard Wisemen, from the University of Bristol showed that 78% of those who set New Year's resolutions fail, and those who succeed have 5 traits in common

  1. Focus on one resolution at a time, with short realization or milestones of 2-6 weeks
  2. Planning in advance, time to reflect and focus with clarity and commit to take action
  3. Avoid repeating a previous resolutions or at least try a different technique to succeed
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Berliner Mauer segments near you...

Today is the 25th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall that was erected in 1961 to stop the mass exodus of people fleeing Soviet East Berlin for West Berlin and the non-Communist world. The wall was a mass of concrete, barbed wire, and stone that cut into the heart of the city, separating families and friends

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Rexamination of Democracy

Josiah Ober, a professor of classics and of political science, discusses how a reexamination of democracy's ancient origins sheds light on the values and limitations of democracy in contemporary politics.


Can a moment with strangers be transformational 

Renaldi creates spontaneous and fleeting relationships between strangers for the camera, often pushing his subjects beyond their comfort levels to pose together, in ways that people are usually taught to reserve for their close friends and loved ones. These relationships may only last for the moment the shutter is released, but the resulting photographs are moving and provocative, and raise profound questions about the possibilities for positive human connection in a diverse society.

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