A molecular-biologist-turned-Buddhist-monk says altruism is the answer to many of the world's most pressing challenges. Can concern for others help solve wealth inequality, climate change and world hunger?
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In 1944, a cataclysmic fire broke out in a circus tent in Hartford, Connecticut and killed 167 people. Stewart O’Nan’s new book tells the story of the tragedy and how it affected the city of Hartford and the thousands of people who were in the audience that day.
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