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Studied Philosophy/Comparative Religion Studies/Phenomenology,Phil. of Mind-Colorado State University. Sociology at CMU Grand Junction, CO. MA in Ed.-CMU.
On Living Without Transcendence: A Homage to Camus by Van Harvey “Or again we could say that the man is fulfilling the purpose of existence who no longer needs to have any purpose except to live. That is to say, who is content.” Ludwig Wittgenstein https://philosophynow.org/issues/98/On_Living_Without_Transcendence_A_Homage_to_Camus
Fear, guilt, and shame have long been tools used for behavior ‘management’ toward desired behaviors, sadly, they do very little toward behavior modification. 😩
My god, this story: Student at Groves HS in Birmingham, Mi, is incarcerated in a juvenile facility on the alleged probation violation of not keeping up with her online schoolwork during the pandemic. She's still there. Surprise twist in the next tweet. https://www.propublica.org/article/a-teenager-didnt-do-her-online-schoolwork-so-a-judge-sent-her-to-...
Last year, I questioned President Trump's then-head of @OCC, Joseph Otting, who said he had “personally never observed” discrimination but was told it exists by “friends from the inner city.” That same agency failed to investigate banks’ racist practices.
Yesterday, WH trade advisor Peter Navarro sent a laundry list of complaints about Dr. Fauci to @Paula Reid. Senior officials--including some on the task force--told @CBS News that Dr. Fauci has become a "source of controversy" at the WH, "creating headlines that are not helpful" https://twitter.com/CBSThisMorning/status/1282638907587338240
Dr. Fauci with Mother Teresa and Donald Trump with one of HIS friends.
The number of cases make him look bad (narcissistic injury) so he must nonsensically attribute it to the “best” testing. He’s emotionally incapable of caring about people or relating the viral “cases” to actual people dying. His only concern is his image, and how he’s viewed.
@Spero Aeternam @Chuck Cardoza @Acyn Torabi While private schools will not be *forced* to open, you're forgetting — [a] evangelical Xtian schools will align w/Trump in denial [b] well-off Trumpists send their kids to private schools and will demand opening [c] reduced-to-nonexistent power of unions in private schools
. @Ed Yong: “A country that, 7 months into a pandemic, still cannot ensure that its healthcare workers have enough gowns and gloves and protective equipment is not going to be able to distribute a vaccine in an efficient way. It simply isn’t.”
How Your Heart Influences What You Perceive and Fear | Quanta Magazine Recent studies have given scientists new insights into the role that the phases of our heartbeat and other basic body processes play in defining our experience of the world. https://www.quantamagazine.org/how-your-heart-influences-what-you-perceive-and-fear-20200706/