Monthly Archives: August 2012

The formation of the mind.

The formation of the mind. http://www.youtube.com/embed/hWoaSSIc-Ro?

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Prisons

This is a short and focused film clip on prisons. However, the most interesting part is at the end where the viewer can see the organizations that came together to support the film clip.

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California man still in prison two years after conviction overturned

I did not think this was possible: “Daniel Larsen had his felony conviction overturned more than two years ago. But the California man continues to sit in a California prison while the state attorney general appeals a federal magistrate’s decision … Continue reading

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Cannabis smoking ‘permanently lowers IQ’

I am never shure of the validity of this type of research because it seems to me that the outcome is designed to reinforce the beliefs of the person or persons who designed the research project. This comes from New … Continue reading

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sex and cigarettes in federal prisons

In theory, federal prisons have been smoke free for a number of years. However, I suspect that like the state prisons, the staff are not subject to the smokeless prison regulations and as such are in a very good position … Continue reading

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Critter Crashes

For me, this was a great article as I will be traveling to the Artic Circle next summer and a huge chunk of it will be through the northern part of Canada.Critter Crashes: How To Avoid Deer And Other Animals … Continue reading

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The Emerging Mind: How relationships and the embodied brain shape who we are

Renowned academic, author, and director of the Mindsight Institute Dan Siegel, visits the RSA to reveal an extremely rare thing — a working definition of the mind. It is great.

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Yoga and meditation at York Correctional Institution

This is an interview with Elizabeth Johnstone, who in 2007 started teaching yoga and meditation at York Correctional Institution in Niantic, Conn., a high-security women’s prison. After attending a “Personal Revolution” bootcamp with Baron Baptiste, she began teaching weekly yoga … Continue reading

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Insidious forms of corruption

Corruption at the state and national level is both pervasive and insidious. One of the single most insidious is where the print and electronic media get access to the government and in effect become shills of the government in return … Continue reading

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On the road again (summer of 2013)

Back on the road again in the summer of 2013 to either Anchorage or Prudhoe Bay Alaska. Have yet to put the journey together but essentially it will boil down to putting the key in the ignition of the Dragon … Continue reading

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