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Author and activist Bill McKibben paddles toward Follensby Pond in New York's Adirondack Mountains, along the route followed by Ralph Waldo Emerson in the summer of 1858.
July 24, 2015 A century and a half ago, the poet and philosopher headed to New York's Adirondack Mountains with some notable pals. Today, we follow his journey with a new crew, the help of a painting and a book.
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February 13, 2012 The words of Ralph Waldo Emerson, from his essay "Self-Reliance," offer a way forward for humanity, according to commentator Stuart Kauffman.
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