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Persistent grief? Try meditation.

February 10, 2017

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It’s been 10 months since she died and I still cry every day. I feel broken, like I can’t do much without sadness wrecking me. I loved my fiancé so much. I’ve been trying, helping people where I can, but I still can’t stop the strong persistent grief. Getting lost in making music is the […]

Brain balls, the beginning of better beings?

February 10, 2017

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Brain cells self-organize into structures given the right conditions. Research using them may contribute to less animal cruelty and to more customized drugs in the future, but answer me this: how many nerve cells does it take for awareness? For dreams? How do you know you aren’t yourself a brain ball in a lab? If […]