Feeling like a flustered child when I see you with already pale face painted in sugar skull patterns, your up-do, your poufy dress, a complete costume that means nothing to you but “creative expression” and a chance to win Best Halloween Makeup.
Keith Wayne Brown's insight:
Yeah, it has bothered me for a long time that Dia de Los Muertos has been appropriated by folks as just another excuse to party by taking on what is a real holiday for another culture.
BOSTON—According to a new study published in The New England Journal Of Medicine this week, human beings were never meant to wake up after falling asleep, but were rather supposed to remain in a deep, peaceful slumber until eventually expiring.
To respond effectively to the threat of climate change, we must shed our complacency and arouse a sense of urgency. The texts of early Buddhism provide us with a psychological model of how this sense of urgency arises and how it can be channeled into effective action.
Evidence continues to emerge, both scientific and historical, suggesting that the way in which the majority of us currently sleep may not actually be good for us. In 2001, historian Roger Ekirch of Virginia Tech published a paper that included over 15 years of research. It revealed an overwhelming amount of historical evidence that humans […]