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Science should never rest on its findings nor thwart any other opinions.

We grow by challenging science

Where would we be w/out challenging the scientific status quo🤔

Let's remind ourselves of a few things science believed + #imagine where we would be if left unchallenged.
1. Samuel Cartwright
The "slavery scientist" as they called him insisted on MANY false beliefs to further the "status quo" narrative of slavery, including slaves were #animals and to stop them from running away one should torture them and confuse them constantly.
2. Ice Pick Lobotomies
Dr. Freeman committed 3500+ Lobotomies w/ a 14% fatality rate. Many left crippled or in a vegetative state forever. This was even done to children for hyperactive behavior or low IQ.

Including JFKs little sister Rosemary.
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Since it's been so long I have attended a #wedding, I'll be #Livetweet my #reactions follow pleej
Is it normal to avoid 'wyd for a living?' by not asking others the same thing?
Alright I am fibbing my #resume here. I am telling me them I am freelance journo. Sue me.
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Plunge into the inner silence again and again by practising the methods of concentration and meditation I have given you, and you will find great peace and happiness. The Gita says: "Free from ever-hoping desires and from
cravings for possessions, with the heart (waves of feeling) controlled by the soul (by yoga concentration), retiring alone to a quiet place, the yogi should constantly try to unite with the soul."

During my hermitage training in India my guru,
Swami Sri Yukteswar, would lecture to us only once in a while. Most of the time we sat around him without any talking, and concentrated within. If we even stirred, he would reprove us. A real teacher possesses more than book knowledge,
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On Monday, two Good Shepherd Collective members headed to #Ofer #military court & #prison to stand in #solidarity with Sami Huraini of Youth Of Sumud / شباب صمود and his family on the day of his trial.
Although we were unable to join Sami in the #courtroom, we sat with his family and dozens of other #Palestinians awaiting their family members, imprisoned and/or awaiting #prosecution in the #military #court system.
In Sami’s case, his trial was postponed, granting momentary relief despite a continuation of the bail conditions which prevent him from participating in #protests—essentially, keeping him from exercising his most basic right to #free speech and #resistance to #oppression.
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Best tweets of the year: Part 1 of 3.
(a thread)
"Assets produce income whether you work or not."
-- Robert Kiyosaki @theRealKiyosaki

#wealth
"You are rich if you wouldn’t change your lifestyle if you got richer."
-- Orange Book @orangebook_

#life #wealth
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1. Silence of judgment [Thy will be done]

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Silence with regard to persons, silence with regard to things.

Do not judge, do not allow your own opinion to be perceived.

#12DegreesOfSilence #silence #prayer #IntimacyWithGod #Christianity
2. Do not have them, that is, yield with simplicity, if these opinions are not opposed to prudence or charity.

It is the silence of the blessed and holy infancy, it is the silence of the perfect,
3. it is the silence of the Angels and of the Archangels when they carry out the orders of God.

It is the silence of the Incarnate Word!

– From: The Twelve Degrees of Silence, Supplemento am.n. 2/2008 di “De Vita Contemplativa"
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THREAD: I've been inundated in the past week by calls/msgs from Black & racialized educators (at all levels) struggling with what's going on- AGAIN. This isn't new; many of us never had the option to "not understand", "not know", to "sign off", "walk away", "do it btw 9-4" #ABR
If U are a non-Black or NOT #criticallyconscious Ed leader (that includes IBPOC folk)-U must understand that UR #silence in staff meetings is literally suffocating ppl. ur unwillingness to address what is happening to ur staff/communities is #racism #WeCantBreatheAGAIN
Ive heard a list of things happening all over the province
Leaders:
1) not addressing it and being completely silent
2) not addressing it bc they dont know what to do
3) asking Black & racialized folk to lead PD for staff but then not stepping in when there are racist responses
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I've taught pre-K to college & wrote my PhD dissertation on #racism. All research shows Ms Newsome is 100% correct: if your kids are old enough to talk, they're old enough to talk about racism. <thread>
Children's Community School in Phillie has resources to help parents & teachers talk w/ kids about #racism. childrenscommunityschool.org/wp-content/upl…
Children as young as 2 use "#race" to reason about people's behavior (Hirschfeld, 2008). books.google.com/books?id=d34N6…
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HOW TO BE A #POET
by #WendellBerry
(to remind myself)

Make a place to sit down.
Sit down. Be #quiet.
You must depend upon
#affection, reading, knowledge,
skill — more of each
than you have — #inspiration,
work, growing older, patience,
for #patience joins time
to eternity.
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Any #readers
who like your #poems,
doubt their judgment.
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#Breathe with unconditional breath
the unconditioned air.

Shun electric wire.

#Communicate slowly.

#Live a three-dimensioned life;

stay away from screens.
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I've been continuing to show up to the #NXIVM trial, but haven't had time to write: Today is Day 11!
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2/ Incidentally, one of the best places to go for realtime #NXIVM updates is Frank Report. Their correspondent Dianne Lipson has been showing up and calling in daily on breaks- we compare notes frequently- here is some of the play by play fr yesterday pm:
frankreport.com/2019/05/22/car…
3/ I will supplement these reports a bit later, but meantime yesterday ended with judge abruptly ending defense cross examination due to the breakdown of Lauren Salzman- I retweeted this earlier: frankreport.com/2019/05/22/jud…
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#OSHO

#Meditation happens beyond #mind. It involves watching #mind. When the real YOU, the watcher, becomes stronger the mind becomes the #servant.

No #discipline, #mantra or #scientific instrument can lead to meditation. No technique can go beyond mind.
The basis of all misunderstanding in a scientific circle is: when the being of a person is in a state of meditation, it creates certain waves in the mind. These waves can be wavelength from the outside by #technical means. But those waves will not create #meditation
You may go on practising with #scientific instruments for years; it will not change your #character, it will not change your #morality, it will not change your #individuality. You will remain the same.
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WHISTLEBLOWING: Today, in accordance with our whistleblowing polices, I have formally reported my concerns about #seriousmalpractice in @TheGreenParty to the CEO and Chair of Executive. #GreenParty #whistleblowing #complainantidentity #Challenor @VeritaUK @InquiryCSA Please RT
It is with #heavyheart that after 16 yrs in Party I have felt need to do so. I cannot sit back & watch Party corrupted by those who wld abuse their membership rights or subvert their officer roles – a Party which I & Greens before me have toiled over for sake of people and planet
I am raising alarm abt #seriousmalpractice in way members are being disciplined, now & in recent past, with regard to allegations of “transphobia”. I'm calling for urgent review of our complaints system & #specialmeasures to police these processes & safeguard against their abuse.
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@RichieVeitch Ta! Wish I didn't have to campaign re #CroydonCrash but @TfL @MayorofLondon REFUSE to respond to my request for investigation why @RAIB @ORR @BTP @SNCLavalin didn't receive @FirstGroupplc TOL Fatigue Audit. @Heidi_LDN? saferoxfordstreet.blogspot.com/2018/05/tfls-f… @CarolinePidgeon @KeithPrinceAM
@RichieVeitch @TfL @MayorofLondon @raib @orr @BTP @SNCLavalin @FirstGroupplc @Heidi_LDN @CarolinePidgeon @KeithPrinceAM It's not like @SadiqKhan doesn't know about it...he was Chair of 23 May TfL Board Meeting when @MLiebreich ask for #CroydonCrash #CoverUp to be investigated so that "lessons can be learned" "won't happen again" @ValShawcross was at the same meeting too.
@RichieVeitch @TfL @MayorofLondon @raib @orr @BTP @SNCLavalin @FirstGroupplc @Heidi_LDN @CarolinePidgeon @KeithPrinceAM @SadiqKhan @MLiebreich @ValShawcross . @LeonDaniels inspired me to look into #CroydonCrash #CoverUp by announcing to SSHR Panel YEAR GO TODAY "An audit of First Group’s fatigue management processes had taken place, these were found to be satisfactory & did not give rise to any concerns." content.tfl.gov.uk/sshrp-20170928…
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