On Being

On Being

with Krista Tippett

About the Program

On Being with Krista Tippett is a Peabody and Webby award-winning public radio program and podcast that takes up the great animating questions of human life: What does it mean to be human? And how do we want to live? From science to religion, the environment to the arts, Krista and guests explore meaning, faith, and ethics amid the changes that define 21st century cultural life.

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Gender defines us from the moment we’re born. But how is that related to the lifelong work of being at home in ourselves? For as far back as Joy Ladin can remember, her body didn’t match her soul. We explore this question through her story of transition from male to female - in an orthodox Jewish world.

Krista Tippett's Journal
"In recent years, she's delved into the fact that children in every language and culture studied by linguists have huge animal vocabularies. She's puzzling, these days, over what that says about us as human beings. … Alone among the creatures, as Jean Berko Gleason puts it, we are able to reflect, to be conscious of ourselves, and to comment on that."

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