The On Being Project is an independent, nonprofit public life and media initiative that pursues deep thinking, social courage, moral imagination, and joy to renew inner life, outer life, and life together. The project makes audio, digital, live event, and other offerings that uplift the generative possibilities of a tender, tumultuous global moment. In their words, “We look behind and beyond the news cycle, attending to the human change that makes social transformation possible across generational time.”
Krista Tippett interviews naturalist and journalist Michael McCarthy, who calls on us to stop relying on the immobilizing language of statistics and take up our joy in the natural world as our civilizational defense of it.
Krista Tippet interviews Joy Harjo—saxophone player, visual artist, and member of the Muscogee Creek Nation—about her life, dreaming as a way of relating to time and place, and the story matrix that connects us all.