On Saturday morning, I walked across the desolate, puddle-covered campus to the Li Ka Shing Center for a live video chat with a man named Father Thomas Keating. Father Keating’s speech was organized by the Contemplation by Design program here at Stanford, and it was the first event I signed up for when the list…
You were on your way to class when you first saw this article. This article is short, as a longer one could not do Andy Weir’s masterpiece “The Egg” justice. After all, in just two pages, Weir delivers a striking philosophical commentary on the nature of humanity and how it approaches interpersonal relationships. “The Egg”…
An atheist philosopher, a Christian theologian and a roomful of Stanford students converged at the Stanford Faculty Club yesterday evening for a discussion about the meaning of a well-lived life.
Let’s take a moment and talk about Peyton Manning’s legacy.
I know, I know, you’ve all heard this narrative before. But humor me for a second, because I’m going to take this age-old conversation in a very different direction.
But that’s a broader ideal, one that we keep pushing to the side for more instant gratification.
The rules under which I lived during most of sophomore year are called, in social and clinical terms, an “eating disorder.” It’s a jarring convergence of terms. Even stranger is the fact that the girl writing those rules was me.