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Margaret Mead on the Root of Racism and the Liability of Law Enforcement
Margaret Mead on the Root of Racism and the Liability of Law Enforcement

“The more complex a society becomes, the more fully the law must take into account the diversity of the people who live in it… It is a matter in which the whole society is involved.”

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Life Is Like Blue Jelly: Margaret Mead Discovers the Meaning of Existence in a Dream
Life Is Like Blue Jelly: Margaret Mead Discovers the Meaning of Existence in a Dream

Revelations from the laboratory of the unconscious.

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Legendary Anthropologist Margaret Mead on the Fluidity of Human Sexuality in 1933
Legendary Anthropologist Margaret Mead on the Fluidity of Human Sexuality in 1933

Eighty years before marriage equality, a progressive lens on human love.

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Anthropologist Margaret Mead on Female vs. Male Creativity, Gender in Leadership, Equitable Parenting, and Why Women Make Better Scientists
Anthropologist Margaret Mead on Female vs. Male Creativity, Gender in Leadership, Equitable Parenting, and Why Women Make Better Scientists

“In the long run it is the complex interplay of different capacities, feminine and masculine, that protects the humanity of human beings.”

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The Greatest LGBT Love Letters of All Time
The Greatest LGBT Love Letters of All Time

Virginia Woolf, Oscar Wilde, Eleanor Roosevelt, Margaret Mead, Allen Ginsberg, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and more.

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Pioneering Anthropologist Margaret Mead’s Beautiful Love Letters to Her Soul Mate
Pioneering Anthropologist Margaret Mead’s Beautiful Love Letters to Her Soul Mate

“The thought of you now makes me a little unbearably happy.”

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