Generational study from Advance Seminar class (by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.)

I was talking to a young UC Berkeley philosophy student named Kurt a few days ago and, after discussing Zeno’s paradox (which proves the impossibility of motion) and other philosophical concerns, I brought up the generational study used in The Prosperos in its Advance Seminar class. Which is: Each of us had two parents.  And … Continue reading Generational study from Advance Seminar class (by Mike Zonta, H.W., M.)

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia It has been suggested that this article be merged with Adverse Childhood Experiences movement. The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACE Study) is a research study conducted by the U.S. health maintenance organization Kaiser Permanente and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention[1] that was originally published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.[2] Participants were recruited to the study between 1995 and … Continue reading Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)

Why L.A.’s Freeways Are Symbolic Sites of Protest

LOS ANGELES The freeway system displaced generations of people of color. By Hadley Meares  Jun 11, 2020 (NewYorker.com) When Angelenos gathered downtown to protest the murder of George Floyd, theystarted at City Hall and eventually made their way toward the 101. Pastor Stephen “Cue” Jn-Marie from the Row Church led the first group of protesters onto the freeway, which they occupied … Continue reading Why L.A.’s Freeways Are Symbolic Sites of Protest

Evidence over hysteria — COVID-19

Aaron Ginn · Mar 20 · Medium.com After watching the outbreak of COVID-19 for the past two months, I’ve followed the pace of the infection, its severity, and how our world is tackling the virus. While we should be concerned and diligent, the situation has dramatically elevated to a mob-like fear spreading faster than COVID-19 itself. When 13% of Americans believe … Continue reading Evidence over hysteria — COVID-19

The Real Trick to Staying Young Forever

As more people live longer, the case for intergenerational relationships is getting stronger. Quartz|getpocket.com Jenny Anderson Photo by Reuters/David Mdzinarishvili. People are living longer today. But how do we make sure those extra years are good ones? For people in wealthy countries, it’s a question of increasing urgency. In 2019, for the first time ever, … Continue reading The Real Trick to Staying Young Forever