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A Meme of Belonging: The Twenty-Five Percenters

With the Governor of New York spending $80,000 on hookers — should we be surprised to learn 25% of teenage American girls are infected with human papillomavirus (HPV), chlamydia, genital herpes and trichomoniasis? If you’re a Black female teenager, your infection rate is 50%.

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Memory or Meme or Me?

Which comes first:  The Memory or the Meme or Me?

The meme — the invisible sharing of knowledge — comes before the memory.  The exchange of thoughts and ideas creates the expectation of moments and the living makes the shared memory.

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Who Are You?

Who Are You? That seems like a simple question to answer, but if you think about it, that inquiry is much more wide-ranging and deep than we first suspect. In America, we are taught at an early age that we are our jobs. We are defined by the work we do and to seek definition beyond the 9-5 workday is to not have value in society and your essence isn’t allowed to linger long beyond the cubicle unless you are staked to a family.

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Five Things You Do Not Know About Me meme

I am not a big fan of Memes — even though the great and genius evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins invented them in 1976 — but our old pal Mark (aka Podz!) tagged me and so, I will do the best I can and share “Five Things You Don’t Know About Me” even though a lot of what I list you may already know: 

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