(Below is a map of the civil internet. Internet destinations and citizens who align with these values will be catalogued here. Categories, search, review, and moderation processes will be introduced as this grows. Know a resource that belongs? Please, share.)
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A continuously growing source of ideas, philosophies, discussions, art, and poetry. No matter what great mind you might discover, Maria Popova has likely written about them. Not only does she point to thousands of brilliant minds, but offers gentle, brilliant reflections as she makes each introduction.
The School of Life offers advice on life issues, such as finding fulfilling work, mastering relationships, achieving calm, understanding and changing the world. The company also offers therapy services and runs online and physical shops. The company has a channel on YouTube, with over 7 million subscribers; it publishes one new video a week.
Sam Harris is a scrupulous explorer of centuries old philosophy, neuroscience, morality, and spirituality, and modern affairs. Whether or you agree with Sam’s opinions, he is fair and sympathetic to all good-faith arguments, and probes with a surgical precision. Equal credit goes to Sam’s guests – who range from authors, to historians, to scientists, to engineers, to philosophers, to professors, to business moguls. His chats range many topics including mindfulness, wellbeing, politics, existential threats, psychedelics, poetry, technology, and much more.
A collection of essays about what it’s like to confront various challenges and puzzles in life, from childhood through middle age. Written by me. Frankly I hope this entry is eclipsed by many other resources from many other people. Until then, I am adding this here, at the very least, because I strive to align my life and writing with civil internet values.
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