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The On Being Project

Living the Questions

How can we help young people feel like they have a voice in the world?

"I think of this as the wisdom of young adulthood and of the teenage years: You have this sense of urgency about what is possible."


Krista reflects on the voice and agency of young people and the importance of intergenerational friendships. The second installment of "Living the Questions" — a new feature of the On Being podcast where Krista responds to questions from you.

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  • Krista Tippett

    Krista Tippett

    is the founder and CEO of The On Being Project, hosts the On Being radio show and podcast, and curates the Civil Conversations Project. She received the National Humanities Medal at the White House in 2014. She speaks widely and writes books including Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living.