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The Edit: What to be Grateful for
The Edit

The Edit: What to be Grateful for

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

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24th Nov 2023

Unifying around morals, hope and more in this week’s #TheEdit.

  • Four ways to be grateful, and happier. Ancient philosophers proposed it, modern researchers have confirmed it: being thankful is good for you – The Atlantic
  • Unifying a company around a moral goal. When organisations become moral communities, underpinned by purpose, they provide that stability for stakeholders as well as a reassuring sense of hope, solidarity, agency and meaning – Harvard Business Review
  • TIME’s top 100 photos of 2023. Remembering the year’s major global events through photographs that speak a thousand words – TIME
  • Holding out hope for COP28. With a petrostate as host and oil CEO as president-designate, many are already branding this COP as a flop. The policies that come out of it will need to be bold if it is to shake this image – Raconteur
  • Moon rush: the launch of a lunar economy. The rush back to the Moon has begun – FT Film
  • Purposeful universe. People get stuck in dichotomies of thought; there must be a place for the middle ground – Aeon
  • AI: from idealism to pragmatism. The lasting consequences of a head-spinning week for the AI industry – The Economist
  • One Young World: Activating the future. A new generation of leaders are about to take their seats at the global table  – The Beautiful Truth 

“Gratitude is a duty which ought to be paid, but not a right to be exacted.”

Jean-Jacques Rousseau