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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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Just got signed up for next round of #LMPBC for #GroupP There are 3 more slots open if y‘all haven‘t signed up @Kayla.Adriena @Skeebies05 @ruskigurl16 @Crazeedi or if anyone is interested

Crazeedi I havent signed up yet I'll see if you still have space for me! Thank you!! 2w
Crazeedi I just signed up in your group! We need 2 more!! 2w
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The deeper reality is not that you have a soul but that in your essential nature, you are a soul.

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The Book Club | Marjolijn Februari
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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!

TheAromaofBooks I'm already signed up for a group so I hate to be selfish and take another slot, but if you all can't find a fourth, let me know - I almost picked this one!! 2w
Jerdencon @TheAromaofBooks thanks so much - we got someone!! 2w
TheAromaofBooks Excellent news!! No #LMPBC participant left behind! :-D 2w
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The Book of Questions | Gregory Stock
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Time for the bookish discussion question of the day 😁👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻! Here it is: What is the title for this chapter of your life? #BookTalk

TheSpineView The older but better version 2w
LibrarianRyan Will my house ever be clean? 2w
Sace Beware! Too old for fear. Engage at your own risk. 2w
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bookful Welcoming 30s! 2w
Bookjunkie57 What now? 2w
sherryvdh SAHM: A Horror Story 😁 2w
Kimmykay Life threw her lemons and she learned to juggle. 2w
Shvonne I‘m currently in one of the boring parts that gets summed up in a paragraph or two. 2w
DGRachel Same Sh*t, Different Day 2w
vivastory A Week of Mondays 2w
mdm139 Plotting at the pta 2w
TheHeartlandBookFairy The working title should be Work, Read , Eat, Sleep 😅 2w
Lizpixie Misery. 2w
Hooked_on_books New Beginnings 2w
Sbk89 Repeat of A Past (edited) 2w
jb72 What the hell happened?!?! 2w
JulietBooks I want to be a unicorn 🦄 2w
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Utilitarianism | John Stuart Mill
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"Mankind are always predisposed to believe that any subjective feeling, not otherwise accounted for, is a revelation of some objective reality."

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The author of this book also started the http://henriettalacksfoundation.org/ to help those who have contributed to science without benefit to themselves. It‘s very interesting for anyone interested and wants to take a look.

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Updated after guidance from our team leader, corrected pt total below.

For #TeamStoker
- 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!

TheReadingMermaid I'm so sorry for being vague on this point, the scavenger hunt does not have points. So you will get the two points for the book under the team theme and one point for this post. BUT if you finish all the prompts in the scavenger hunt you will be entered to win a special prize 😁 🧟‍♀️ 2w
TheReadingMermaid This brings your total up to six points for the entire month so far 😘 2w
kspenmoll Such a wonderful book of many layers- 2w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa Also for later #ScaryScavengerHunt over 200 pages and a character dies. 2w
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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.⤵️)

Riveted_Reader_Melissa (Cont.)... medical research would flounder, BUT the family was never notified. Her children were separated after her death and lived in poverty, even at the time of this book they could not afford health insurance and some were drowning in medical debt. And in the lacks medical days of that time, their personal information was released, their mothers medical records, and as science continued her (and their) DNA. This book explores both the.... 2w
Hazel2019 @Riveted_Reader_Melissa this is probably my favorite book of all time! And I‘m not even that big on nonfiction. 2w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa ...amazing discoveries of scientific advancement, and the horrors of medical experimentation in the 1940‘s and 50‘s specifically on the African American population. And it brings it all forward into some of the intense medical ethics and quandaries that we are still dealing with and will be for a long time to come. 2w
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Riveted_Reader_Melissa @Hazel2019 It‘s extraordinary and excellent! 2w
kspenmoll Great review. After reading the book, my family had a chance to meet the author & hear her grandchildren tell their family ‘s journey. We have wonderful photos with them as keepsakes. 2w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @kspenmoll That‘s wonderful! 2w
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...”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. 🙄

UnidragonFrag I so agree. I think they did this with my first born, but I don't remember, but my youngest, they asked me to sign something saying they could and if they found anything I needed to know, they'd tell me. I'd never heard of such a thing before. This book has been on my shelf for ages, need to get to it. 2w
Riveted_Reader_Melissa @UnidragonFrag Yes you do! And that‘s all they have to say, they‘ll let you know if they find something, which we need them to do, but if not it becomes medical waste or scrap cells and they can do whatever they want to with their waste. Sounds perverse, but that‘s the argument that is basically our current laws (at least as of the writing of this book anyway). 2w
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