Category Archives: Activism

Is Altruism Sustainable?

Jon Quitslund “Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.” (Prov. 6:6) “Kin and Kind,” an article by Jonah Lehrer in The New Yorker for March 5, set me thinking about the contest in our culture … Continue reading

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Crisis and Conscience

Jon Quitslund “You Americans, you’ve mastered the art of living with the unacceptable.” — Breyten Breytenbach, quoted by Terry Tempest Williams This post tracks a topic somewhat remote from our lives here on Bainbridge, but I believe that if we … Continue reading

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