Sharon Salzberg has been leading meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. Influenced by her 35 years of study with Buddhist masters from a variety of traditions, she teaches intensive awareness practice ("insight" meditation) and the profound cultivation of lovingkindess and compassion. She is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society and the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, both in Massachusetts. Salzberg is the author of several books, including The Force of Kindness (Sounds True, 2005), Faith (Riverhead, 2003), Lovingkindness (Shambhala, 2008), and A Heart As Wide as the World (Sh
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Joseph Goldstein is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale University Law School, and is the author and coauthor of a number of books on the law, including The Government of a British Trade Union, Beyond the Best Interests of the Child, and Criminal Law, Theory, and Process.