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Artist/writer/teacher Teacher/student Over 30 years of teaching ages 4 years old to 80. Published writer. Passionate soul.

DNA is Not Destiny Continued.

The author uses the acronym WEIRD to underline how marginal a group that runs North American society is in actuality. Western Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic peoples see themselves as some how select and justifiably holding power. Much of the … Continue reading

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DNA is Not Destiny Steven Heine

New blog about Dr. Heine’s book on DNA. Really timely. In a new book, DNA Is Not Destiny: The remarkable, completely misunderstood relationship between you and your genes, UBC Psychology Professor Steven Heine debunks the hype surrounding DNA testing and … Continue reading

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The Myth of “Races” is a social construct.

In a new book, DNA Is Not Destiny: The remarkable, completely misunderstood relationship between you and your genes, UBC Psychology Professor Steven Heine debunks the hype surrounding DNA testing and puts to rest our mistaken anxieties about our genes. He explores how our … Continue reading

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Smoke and Heat: Finding A Path

They stood in a row smiling at me and presented me with the chocolate heart cookie. And all the rest of the bull shit just disappeared. Continue reading

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What does “looking like a fool” mean?

The wrong turn, up the dead end alley, spinning in the round about, landing in a cul de sack subdivision bland designed homes pseudo village that has no relationships at all to offer let alone one to the past decades … Continue reading

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Getting Lost in Control Mode

As I was pulling weeds this morning, it hit me. It was a special effects, explosion of color energy, transportation to the centre of observer seeing so clearly how I operate moment. When I see me, I know it is … Continue reading

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Reconciliation with Self

On CBC Ideas program I heard an expert talk about his survey of mental institutions. He had visited facilities, interviewed those who were now living in an alternative reality either in their minds or because of that in an institution. … Continue reading

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First Day of Summer

The sun is hot on my back and the deck boards burn my feet as I hang the laundry. Overhead the Maple Giant tree is caught in a wind dance and the neon colored plastic clothes pins are insufficient for … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap

Mind the space. Mind the transition step. Be mindful of the arrival, the new landing place, the change in height. Watch out for systems failing. Be ready for Cascadia slippage and the new flattened horizon of West Coast cities. Look … Continue reading

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Lessons Arising: We are always half baked

I am always interested to see how my ego works. If I am misunderstood, I feel confused and small. When my heart reaches out to someone to try to help them out of the illusion of a “trapped” place and … Continue reading

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