Claiming there is no other life in the universe is like scooping up some water, looking at the cup and claiming there are no whales in the ocean.
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Eartha Kitt. Photographed by Gordon Parks. (1952)

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These are some of the incredible images chosen for the shortlist of this year’s Astronomy Photographer of the Year contest. The winners will be announced Sept. 18.

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Public schools regularly restrain, seclude disabled children, say report

U.S. public schools routinely isolate and physically restrain disabled students deemed to have misbehaved or become uncooperative, according to a new report released on Thursday.
Analysis of Department of Education data by NPR and news website ProPublica found that public schools restrained or secluded students more than 267,000 times in the 2012 school year. Figures also indicate that around 75 percent of the students who were restrained had physical, emotional or intellectual disabilities.

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Public schools regularly restrain, seclude disabled children, say report

U.S. public schools routinely isolate and physically restrain disabled students deemed to have misbehaved or become uncooperative, according to a new report released on Thursday.

Analysis of Department of Education data by NPR and news website ProPublica found that public schools restrained or secluded students more than 267,000 times in the 2012 school year. Figures also indicate that around 75 percent of the students who were restrained had physical, emotional or intellectual disabilities.

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west oakland public library

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If you keep silent- keep silent out of love. If you speak-speak out of love. If you warn someone about something-warn them out of love. If you forgive-forgive out of love. …Let the internal root of everything be love, from this root only good can grow. St. Augustine

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If you keep silent- keep silent out of love.
If you speak-speak out of love.
If you warn someone about something-warn them out of love.
If you forgive-forgive out of love.
…Let the internal root of everything be love, from this root only good can grow.
St. Augustine

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carlidavidson:

#tbt lil old me and my buddy Socrates the barn owl.

Look here’s a classic picture of Carli being gorgeous and amazing to make us all feel better.

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carlidavidson:

#tbt lil old me and my buddy Socrates the barn owl.

Look here’s a classic picture of Carli being gorgeous and amazing to make us all feel better.

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