The deeper reality is not that you have a soul but that in your essential nature, you are a soul.
We need one more person for #groupe which is epistolary/diary books. Anyone want to join us so we can participate this round? It‘ll be fun! Thanks! #lmpbc
Edited to say: We are full now! Thanks
Here‘s the link to sign up or check out @suvata for more info!
Time for the bookish discussion question of the day 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻! Here it is: What is the title for this chapter of your life? #BookTalk
Updated after guidance from our team leader, corrected pt total below.
- 2 pts for falling under our theme. There was blood, lots of it. Mad scientists experimenting on the sick & infirmed in the asylums of the 40‘s-50‘s. People are truly the scariest of creatures!
- 1 pt for posting
Total: 3 pts!
This book is a #MUSTRead! Henrietta Lacks cells were taken from her body, without her consent and grown in a lab for years after she passed away from cancer. They still grow today. They have been used in innumerable medical advances from the polio vaccine to experiments with cell cloning, shot into space and bombed in atomic tests to see how cells reacted... they have literally traveled the globe and far beyond. Without her cells, ... (Cont.⤵️)
...”most infants born in the United States since the late sixties, when states started mandating the screening of all newborns for genetic diseases.”
^So in case you think it doesn‘t effect you, it‘s going to infect us all!
Honestly, this is a great argument for universal health care, if you take our tissues and cells to develop everything from new procedures to new medicines, we at least should be able to afford those treatments. 🙄