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The Edit: Inspiring Awe
The Edit

The Edit: Inspiring Awe

Our weekly round up of the best articles, podcasts and videos focusing on purpose in life, work and the world.

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3rd Feb 2023

Our experience of the cosmos, the book of leaves and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • The existential wonder of space. Humankind has a long history of trying to convey our experience of the cosmos through language – The Atlantic
  • Why I’m only buying five new things in 2023. To combat climate change, experts advise we rethink our spending habits – Financial Times
  • What are dark matter and dark energy? They are the most abundant stuff in the universe, yet remain enigmatic – The Economist
  • The book of leaves. Flicker through the eclectic beauty and biological diversity of 2,400 leaves – Aeon
  • A guide to impact investing in Black economic mobility. How to support the growth of Black-owned businesses and increase opportunities for Black communities – McKinsey
  • ‘Humanmade’ is a hallmark of quality. AI is pushing business down a risky path – Raconteur 
  • What to do when you’re doubting your leadership. By focusing on self-reflection, enlisting support and examining your role within the company, you’ll be able to determine how you need to grow as a leader – Harvard Business Review
  • Eric and the Bees. Directed by Erin Brethauer and Tim Hussin, Eric and the Bees is a moving portrayal of trauma, unlikely peace, and the quiet beauty of helpfulness – The Beautiful Truth 

“One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvellous structure of reality.”

Albert Einstein