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On Being Gathering

Becoming Wise: A Calling for this Age

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Special guests include Seth Godin, Maria Popova, David Whyte, Naomi Shihab Nye, Omid Safi, and Parker Palmer

In the audio and digital spaces of On Being, a far-flung cross-section of humanity examines big questions of meaning — What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live? We’ve long aspired to create a gathering — in the flesh — for our listening and reading community. Now, in partnership with 1440 Multiversity it’s finally happening: three days of conversation, poetry, and community with Krista Tippett, beloved teachers from the show and the blog, and the entire On Being team.

In large and small groups, we will take up the possibilities of this moment to generatively inhabit the spaces of our lives and renew common life in a fractured world. There will be shared meals and music in the evenings, and plenty of space across the three days for restoration, one-on-one conversation, and quiet reflection.

Look forward to a weekend of exploring:

  • The raw materials of wisdom in our lives
  • Virtues to embody as ways of being that lead to deeper connections, moral imagination, and inhabiting our own truths while making space for others to inhabit theirs
  • How to make use of the knowledge we’re gaining about our bodies and our brains that can help us join aspiration to action and truly become more whole
  • The generative narrative of our time — the larger story of healing and spiritual evolution that we can ferment
  • What love might mean as a public good.

Participants will return to their communities with ideas, practices, and relationships to extend in the spirit of On Being’s Civil Conversations Project and Krista’s New York Times best-selling book, Becoming Wise.

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Krista Tippett

February 16 - 19, 2018
Friday-Monday , 3 nights

$595 Tuition

Plus 3 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

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Program Description

Special guests include Seth Godin, Maria Popova, David Whyte, Naomi Shihab Nye, Omid Safi, and Parker Palmer

In the audio and digital spaces of On Being, a far-flung cross-section of humanity examines big questions of meaning — What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live? We’ve long aspired to create a gathering — in the flesh — for our listening and reading community. Now, in partnership with 1440 Multiversity it’s finally happening: three days of conversation, poetry, and community with Krista Tippett, beloved teachers from the show and the blog, and the entire On Being team.

In large and small groups, we will take up the possibilities of this moment to generatively inhabit the spaces of our lives and renew common life in a fractured world. There will be shared meals and music in the evenings, and plenty of space across the three days for restoration, one-on-one conversation, and quiet reflection.

Look forward to a weekend of exploring:

  • The raw materials of wisdom in our lives
  • Virtues to embody as ways of being that lead to deeper connections, moral imagination, and inhabiting our own truths while making space for others to inhabit theirs
  • How to make use of the knowledge we’re gaining about our bodies and our brains that can help us join aspiration to action and truly become more whole
  • The generative narrative of our time — the larger story of healing and spiritual evolution that we can ferment
  • What love might mean as a public good.

Participants will return to their communities with ideas, practices, and relationships to extend in the spirit of On Being’s Civil Conversations Project and Krista’s New York Times best-selling book, Becoming Wise.

Faculty Bio

Krista Tippett

Krista Tippett is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster and New York Times best-selling author. She is recipient of the National Humanities Medalist, which she received at the White House in 2014.

As the creator and host of public radio’s On Being, she takes up the great questions of meaning amidst the political, economic, cultural, and technological shifts of 21st-century life. In 2013, Krista took On Being and its emergent Civil Conversations Project into independent production, with a studio and public event space in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Krista grew up in Oklahoma, attended Brown University, and holds a master’s of divinity degree from Yale. Krista was a journalist in Cold War Berlin as the New York Times stringer and correspondent for Newsweek, International Herald Tribune, the BBC, and Die Zeit, before becoming a special assistant to the US Ambassador to West Germany. Her books include Einstein’s God, Speaking of Faith, and most recently Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living.

Why Attend

  • Become inspired and energized in your calling to be your best self, for the sake of the world — and to know you are not alone in this.

  • Reimagine virtues such as love, hope, and faith not as wishful thinking but as renewable resources for moving through life as it is.

  • For three days, step away from the 24/7 barrage of news that focusses on the extraordinarily terrible, and shift your awareness to the very real abundant beauty, courage, and grace in the world as you gain tools for the art of living.

Things to Know & Schedule

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

Accommodations

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
Weeknight rates from $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
Weeknight rates from $175.

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
Weeknight rates from $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
Weeknight rates from $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in January 2018.
Weeknight rates from $140 per person per night.*

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.
Weeknight rates from $95 per program night.***

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
***Plus tax. A program night starts upon check-in and goes through lunchtime of the following day (roughly 24 hrs).

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