They Teach It at Stanford
“I just finished taking an evening class at Stanford. The last lecture was on the mind-body connection – the relationship between stress and disease. The speaker from the department of psychiatry said, among other things, that one of the best things that a man could do for his health is to be married to a woman, whereas for a woman, one of the best things she could do for her health was to nurture her relationships with her girlfriends. At first everyone laughed, but he was serious.
It’s a noble goal that science should be apolitical, acultural, and asocial, but it can’t be, because it’s done by people who are all those things.
“When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid”.
Six-year-old Mehran Rafaat is like many girls her age. She likes to be the center of attention.
Documentary Film, Spirituality, Biography, GOD IN HUMAN FORM: The life and work of Avatar Meher Baba
by filmmaker, Peter Nordeen of Asheville, North Carolina USA
God in Human Form is a comprehensive yet concise biographical documentary of the renowned spiritual personality, Avatar Meher Baba (1894-1969).
MARCH is National Women’s History Month The overarching theme for March 2010 is Writing Women Back into History In 2010, in celebration of our 30th Anniversary, we’ll highlight themes from previous years, ones that recognize a different aspect of women’s achievements…
“If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.”
Out of more than 500 Nobels ever awarded in the sciences, less than 40 have been awarded to women. That 3 Nobels were awarded to women this year represents a sea change in the Nobel Committee’s decision-making as the successful result of a behind-the-scenes campaign to represent women more equally.
Rebekah Spicuglia, Media Manager for The Women’s Media Center
Author’s Statement: My name is Jamila Stevenson and I am a sophomore at Warren Wilson College where I am studying Gender and Women’s Studies (GDS) and Environmental Studies (ENS) with a concentration in environmental education.
They Teach It at Stanford
“I just finished taking an evening class at Stanford. The last lecture was on the mind-body connection – the relationship between stress and disease. The speaker from the department of psychiatry said, among other things, that one of the best things that a man could do for his health is to be married to a woman, whereas for a woman, one of the best things she could do for her health was to nurture her relationships with her girlfriend. At first everyone laughed, but he was serious.
Silent gratitude isn’t very much use to anyone.
We must believe that we are gifted for something, and that this thing, at whatever cost, must be attained.
Inspired by the women she met at the Omega Women and Power Conference, WMC’s Jamia Wilson explains why their visions of spirituality belong at the heart of feminism.
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“A wounded deer leaps the highest.”
HIS HANDS, HIS TOOLS, HIS SEX, HIS DRESS
Edited by Catherine Reid and Holly K. Iglesias
Alice Street Editions, Harrington Park Press, 2001.
$22.95, 200 pages.
“You ever eaten a Sugarloaf?” he asked. I shook my head. I was a hospice nurse and this gentleman, I’ll call him Zeb, was my patient. We’d been talking about our favorite apples, but this sounded more like a coffeecake. “What about a Sheepnose June?” he tried again. I’d never heard of it.
Neurath, Paul. From Malthus to the Club of Rome and Back : Problems of Limits to Growth, Population Control, and Migrations. Columbia University Seminar Series. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 1994.
Neurath has been teaching population biology for a number of years, and in this book, he takes that experience to reconsider the historical development of population consciousness.
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