Chewing on life’s big questions

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Rainn Wilson, the actor known to most of us as Dwight Schrute on NBC’s comedy series “The Office” is also a writer and Internet entrepreneur. He founded the website about two-and-a-half years ago and, since then, it has had more than 1 million visits and been featured on Oprah’s satellite radio show. describes itself as a place for you to explore the human experience. It’s divided up into three sections: Questions (“Ask and discuss life’s big questions”), Activities (“Flex your creativity and get out into the world”), and Perspectives (“Dive into the minds of fascinating people”). is a great site for inspiring creativity. It’s easy to click through to it, spend some time pondering questions like “What role does possibility play in your life” or browsing through uploaded image galleries in the Activities section (here’s a gallery of autum scenes, submitted by SoulPancake visitors), and discover ideas that you never knew you had.

Wilson’s also written a SoulPancake book, which features contributions from Amy Sedaris, David Lynch, Harold Ramis and other interesting characters.

Where do you go when you need inspiration? Let us know in the comments.

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