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Why Doing Nothing Is One of the Most Important Things You Can Do

From the age of Enlightenment onward, philosophers, political leaders and moral authorities of many kinds have tried to convince us that work is one of the most important opportunities for freedom. Through work, we can become a somebody, relish the esteem we gain, structure our lives and, while we are at it, contribute nobly…

read more via Why Doing Nothing Is One of the Most Important Things You Can Do — TIME

Anthony Bourdain Brought His Globe-Trotting Curiosity to America

Anthony Bourdain was known for showing Americans far-away places like Borneo and Myanmar. But he brought the same curiosity to an often-overlooked corner of his own hometown last year. Bourdain took his globe-trotting CNN show Parts Unknown to the New York City borough of Queens – which has been called “one of the most diverse…

via A Community Organizer on How Anthony Bourdain Brought His Globe-Trotting Curiosity to an Overlooked Corner of America — TIME