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Long Live the Interracial Friendship

This one simple suggestion will help lead to successful interracial relationships on all levels. Be Open Minded black-guy-only-one-touch-hair
Stop walking on egg shells and say the first socially-insensitive thing that comes to mind. I’m not suggesting you should be flat out racist. I’m just saying speak freely but don’t be all high-and-mighty when your friends try to correct you if and when something triggers a reaction.

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Here’s To The Crazy Ones

Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. BECAUSE THEY CHANGE THINGS. THEY PUSH THE HUMAN RACE FORWARD. AND WHILE SOME MAY SEE THEM AS THE CRAZY ONES, WE SEE GENIUS. BECAUSE THE PEOPLE WHO ARE CRAZY ENOUGH TO THINK THEY CAN CHANGE THE WORLD, ARE THE ONES WHO DO.

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My Life Post-Meditation

The Stranger Next Door
It took me six years to find an 11 consecutive days that I could take off to do a Vipassana Meditation Retreat.

I’m 26 years old and heard about the Vipassana from a friend in my senior year of college. I was really excited about it then but I was working two jobs and, at the time, I didn’t believe in taking vacations. I had been working nonstop up until about six months ago when I resigned from my position at a top-tier radio station in Manhattan and decided to take my life in a new direction.

I was a focused, dedicated, smart, compassionate, virtuous, moral, creative young adult who happened to have found myself in a number of miserable sales role for the last six years of my life. A meditation retreat seemed to be the perfect way to solidify my creative ambitions and gain some clarity.