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Margaret Meade: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

"The time has come, I think, when we must recognize bisexuality as a normal form of human behavior. . . we shall not really succeed in discarding the straitjacket of our cultural beliefs about sexual choice if we fail to come to terms with the well-documented, normal human capacity to love members of both sexes." -Margaret Mead, Redbook (1975)

Ruth Benedict/ Patterns of Culture (1934)/ culture and personality approach/ student of Franz Boas/ relationship with Mead? Suicide?/ American Anthropologist/ deviants

Edna St. Vincent Millay’s Exquisite Polyamorous Love Letters from the 1920s

“Surely, one must be either undiscerning, or frightened, to love only one person, when the world is so full of gracious and noble spirits.”

Circles of Compassion : Jok Church

Circles of Compassion - Jok Church Reveals why Empathy is an Important Life Attribute

Nelson Mandela: “There is No Time to be Bitter!” - What a great man and example for humanity as a whole. He embraced the ones who stole half of his life. That's unconditional love for you. An absolute hero of mine. AL.