Beyond East & West

Beyond East & West

The issue of East and West has always interested me. As both Canadian and Lebanese, I was born into it: it’s the story of my family, and then became my lifelong work as a diplomat and mediator. I was born in Lebanon, a country that, in the 1960s, was a lively...
Interview with Yahia Lababidi

Interview with Yahia Lababidi

Yahia Lababidi is a poet and aphorist of Egyptian-American heritage; he is the author of seven critically acclaimed books including Where Epics Fail, his most recent book of aphorisms https://unbound.com/books/where-epics-fail Hereunder, he answers some questions...
He Who Tastes, Knows

He Who Tastes, Knows

By Steven Nightingale We must look at the world we have made: the crudity of our politics, the menace of military force, the threat of oblivion from atomic weapons; the destruction of earth’s life support systems, the fundamentalism that corrupts religious faith. What...
The Teaching Story

The Teaching Story

Idries Shah and his revolutionary contribution to the teaching story. By Robert Twigger   “Tell me a fact and I’ll learn. Tell me a truth and I’ll believe. But tell me a story and it will live in my heart forever.” Native American proverb “All...