Watch: What is love? bell hooks has the answer

bell hooks — one of America’s leading political and cultural critics — answers the question “What is love?” in conversation with Sharon Salzberg.

Lion’s Roar Staff3 November 2017

In celebration of her new book, Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection, Buddhist teacher Sharon Salzberg joined bell hooks and Lion’s Roar’s Melvin McLeod for a recent conversation at JCC Manhattan.

In this clip from that evening, the inimitable hooks — one of America’s leading political and cultural critics — answers the question “What is love?”

The conversation was sponsored by Lion’s Roar in partnership with the Garrison Institute and the JCC Manhattan. Photos by Christine Alicino. Read the full conversation, “The Power of Real Love,” in the September 2017 Lion’s Roar magazine.

Lion s Roar Staff

Lion’s Roar Staff

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