Monthly Archives: May 2021

Van Doren’s off the wall success

By Steve Beard I know next to nothing about business – but Paul Van Doren clearly did. He was the founder of Vans, one of the most successful shoe, streetwear, and lifestyle brands in American history. On May 6, Van … Continue reading

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Meet the Nun Who Wants You to Remember You Will Die

By Ruth Graham,  New York Times   BOSTON — Before she entered the Daughters of St. Paul convent in 2010, Sister Theresa Aletheia Noble read a biography of the order’s founder, an Italian priest who was born in the 1880s. He kept … Continue reading

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Nick Cave on Suffering

In The Red Hand File, punk rock legend Nick Cave, answers questions from fans. What follows is an inquiry from Peter from Hanover, Canada. What follows is Cave’s response. My question is about how you perceive the utility of suffering. … Continue reading

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