Race has passed its use-by date

Race has a hold on history but no longer has a place in science. The sheer instability and potential for misinterpretation render race useless as a scientific concept. Inventing new vocabularies to deal with human diversity and inequity won’t be easy, but it must be done.

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Dr Maya Angelou

Dr Maya Angelou — On courage

Maya Angelou was an American author and poet. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than 50 years.

Rumi — on drops, oceans and us

“You are not a drop in the Ocean… You are the entire ocean in a drop” Rumi (30 September 1207 – 17 December 1273), was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic. (Wikipedia)  h/t  The Resonance Project via Bikes for Fish