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A Sam Harris conversation on US prison system

View this email in your browser   New Podcast Knowledge & Redemption: A Conversation with Lynn Novick and Jule Hall In this episode of the Making Sense podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Lynn Novick about her four-part documentary College Behind Bars. The film follows the progress of students in the Bard Prison Initiative...
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Another Insightful and topical meditation

Image credit: Marion Greenwood (standing in front of mural painted for the WPA Federal Art Project, detail), Archives of American Art, Washington, DC, June 4, 1940.   No Images? Click here         Richard Rohr's Daily Meditation From the Center for Action and Contemplation   Week Forty-seven   Politics: Old and New       Willing to Be ChangedFriday, November 22, 2019     For a long time, it seemed that politics in the United...
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This is Warm Showers for all Cyclist

  Dear Anthony –  This past year, we have welcomed close to 30,000 new users to our site, growing the Warmshowers community to over 142,000. We have also doubled our social media outreach and each online community, and produced our first Annual Report for YOU to be in the loop...
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News from WWOOF. This is worldwide and the farms in Britain would welcome you for just the weekend . You won’t be sorry!

Help us create empowering connections to food, farming and people. Mayana was working in NYC when she felt drawn to know where her food comes from and connect with the people who grow it. One train ride north later, she found herself on a family vegetable farm in Vermont, ready to unplug from daily...
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An 82 year old cyclist completed one million miles

https://www.forbes.com/sites/carltonreid/2019/11/07/82-year-old-completes-millionth-bicycling-mile/#4105891471a2     He must have thighs like tree trunks , I bow to a real cyclist 
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A very topical Thought for the Day and tomorrow and even Yesterday

Image credit: Marion Greenwood (standing in front of mural painted for the WPA Federal Art Project, detail), Archives of American Art, Washington, DC, June 4, 1940.   No Images? Click here         Richard Rohr's Daily Meditation From the Center for Action and Contemplation   Week Forty-seven   Politics: Old and New       Affirm or CritiqueSunday, November 17, 2019     Politics is one of the most difficult and complex issues on which...
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Matt the Inventor

Out in Chichester with Tern , about to enter Iceland to buy some kippers , minding my own business for a change, along comes this intelligent man with interesting questions about Tern . So we got into a more intimate chat , he’s a skilled carpenter and inventor. So I present...
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Here it is my Tern being set through it paces

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fC-YR8sTfGs   My london  friend posted these links and there are more  so you can see why I’m so over the moon with this model the side stand is much better though I’ve retained the standard  centre one . Other than that I’ve found no other faults yet. I’m having a...
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The man who kept us sane in the 70s Dave Allen

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hh6R_pbAqjc   He loved to to make fun of religion and my mother had a crush on him i hope this lightens up our world which is going through rather a lot at the moment
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How should we regard History

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Klh0HP7Z76U   I recenly contacted an old fanily friend to comment on the piece about Henry Wallace as he interviewed Harry Truman ( I keep typing Trueman , but I can’t vouch for that) but enjoy this from an old acquaintance Danial Snowman PLG Tony 
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Should We Obey Speed Restrictions

An  important Afterthought to the Great London Bus Adventure    Winding our way through these what was once ancient Villages connected by fields and grazing animals , the main traffic routes are posted 20 MPH speed limit , and our electric bus kept to that . But could I say the...
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Bicycle Sailing

https://www.instructables.com/id/The-Sail-Bike-a-two-person-sailing-bicycle/   someone got in touch with this amazing contribution/contraption. I’m in awe of these inventive chaps , right on man !
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The full monk in making

The full monk in making
Sorry about the chair
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Out. and. About. in November

Out and About In November   Out    At Home    As Barry the lodger left for warmer climes his room is free , so I’ve been having friends stay. Though I love cooking and entertaining, I’m not so happy with the  ‘ let down ‘ when the nest is empty...
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Thoughts for the day

Image credit: Chestnut Trees at Jas de Bouffan (detail), Paul Cézanne, 1880/1891. Minnesota Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota.   No Images? Click here         Richard Rohr's Daily Meditation From the Center for Action and Contemplation   Summary: Week Forty-five   Science: Old and New   November 3 - November 8, 2019     Like never before in history, this generation has at its disposal new and wonderful evidence...
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The Untold History of America

Out and About a look at the way the media report history  About American History , what you don’t hear about. Those who follow Zycling will know about my experience in living in the US and how I liked to discover the real hero’s of the past ; the men and women of the...
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Another Tuesday afternoon , please forgive me Brenda

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wM8JjT-97i8
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How I spend Tuesday afternoons

Sent from my iPad Begin forwarded message: From: Brenda Bayne <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >Date: 5 November 2019 at 9:48:44 pm GMTTo: Mike Abbott <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >, Peter Bone <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >, Susan Cunningham <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >, Madeleine Crisp <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >, Tony Golding <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >, Caroline Harper <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >, Pauline Johnson <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >, Liz Moore <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >, Caroline Pearce-Higgins <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >, Joan Plant <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >, Margaret Robbins <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >, Solveig Store...
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Does Britain owe India for its Imperial Past

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=f7CW7S0zxv4
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Sangha. Retreats. I went with this group to pick olives in Palestine

We are inclined to try to work out who is responsible for something problematic. That is a complex and potential endless process.The answer to who is responsible to this is simpler, and broader: it’s all of us.“No one is free until we are all free.” MLK View this email in your browser In this newsletter...
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