What Caught My Eye This Week

FaceBook

 

I think it’s a clear signal that this is a major trust issue for people, and I understand that. And whether people delete their app over it or just don’t feel good about using Facebook, that’s a big issue that I think we have a responsibility to rectify. ~Mark Zuckerberg to the New York Times on the #DeleteFaceBook movement in  the wake of the Cambridge Analytica breach.

Young people across the world took part in March For Our Lives rallies, keeping up the pressure on law makers. They are woke and turning fear into fearlessness, refusing to be silent. The majority of them will not be old enough vote in the mid-term elections this fall in the United States. Can they keep the momentum of the #NeverAgain momentum going to the Presidential elections in 2020?

In the wake of the talk at Laurier University by Faith Goldy being shut down by a fire alarm,   Macleans, Jen Gerson opines that, Free speech isn’t fair. So what? She explores what consequences are appropriate for unpopular or offensive speech, and how those consequences are decided and enforced.

In Lion’s Roar, Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson tell the story of how neuroscientists tested expert meditators and discovered that the effect of Buddhist meditation isn’t just momentary; it can alter deep-seated traits in our brain patterns and character.

What I am listening to.

Melendi con Alejandro Sanz & Arkano – Déjala Que Baile

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