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Sunday Cryptoquote Spoiler - 10/08/17

“Mothers are a biological necessity; fathers are a social invention.”   —   Margaret Mead

(I guess Maggie never heard that it takes two to tango?  And, even after… 20 more words


Thought For the Day: It is Individuals and Not Government That Solves Problems

“Never depend upon institutions or government to solve any problem. All social movements are founded by, guided by, motivated and seen through by the passion of individuals.” 93 more words

Thought For The Day

26. Reading: Euphoria

Lily King’s Euphoria (2015, Grove Press) did not exactly leave me euphoric. On the bright side, I could almost feel the humid air of a tropic jungle while reading – at a quite enjoyable safe distance of the book, and not as suffocating as IRL. 323 more words


A little bit more about Margaret Mead

Bateson and Mead

Bateson, Mead and Fortune

Mead writing in the field

As I prepared for our discussion of Euphoria by Lily King this week, I found a few things about Margaret Mead which I helped me understand her a little bit more. 140 more words

A Little Bit More

What Is The Question?

While on her deathbed, Gertrude Stein supposedly asked, “What is the answer?” There was a long silence before she followed this up by asking, “What is the question?” How many of us would be uncomfortable with those being our last words? 1,562 more words

Wednesday Words on the Wild: Circle of Life

It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age.

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