Spreading the Word: Which Is the Real You?

How do you combine two very different identities in one person without causing too much inner tension? Is it possible? Today's story is about one young Orthodox Jew who discovered the world of stand-up comedy and got his social anxiety under control. He shares his thoughts and feelings in this short film (the accompanying description …

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Are Stand-Up Comedians Street Philosophers?

This question came up in one podcast where a couple of stand-up comedians join forces with a philosopher to discuss various topics. The idea was to determine whether a comic can be considered a philosopher who draws public attention to seemingly obvious everyday experiences (hence, the street epithet) and challenges our common assumptions in an easy-to-understand sort …

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Spreading the Word: Comedy For Weekend

It is short and simple today: a stand-up comedy video to add some laughter to our weekend 🙂 Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAULsoAQn2g Keeping up the "Spreading the Word" tradition, every weekend, I hope to share with you an article I've read or a video I've seen and considered to be inspiring and insightful. I feel it is …

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