"In songwriting, the real trick is to be the spider that doesn’t get caught in its own web," from an interview with Paul Weinfeld.
"We live in an alpha world, one in which the strong and popular and smart and fast win," from Rob Bell's blog.
"Maturity is always a return to reality about yourself," from Gentle Persuasion.
"A woman who died ten years ago, and she can’t stop talking about it," from an interview with Amy Hempel in The Paris Review.
"Human beings are notoriously lousy at predicting what will make them happy," from an article in Psychology Today.
"Technology doesn’t just do things for us, it does things to us, changing not just what we do, but who we are," from the brilliant Sherry Turkle.
"Science doesn't want to take god away from people," from a report on NPR.
"By the time poor children are three, researchers believe they have heard on average about thirty million fewer words than children the same age from better off families," from an article about poverty's vocabulary.
See you next week!