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21 hours in berlin and I've walked at least that many kilometers.  very different from my american milage (as a pedestrian). I arrived noon-thirty yesterday at the peak of the unprecidented heat wave waiting out the heat in the airport but also getting my checkin time at the WG rental. I skypecall, skypecall... leave a message.  Checking email: the rent-mitigating-airbnb-germans that reserved and then suddenly canceled my room in LA are apparently flying to LA a day late and insist they are checked into my place already on airbnb. Oh god will my housemate be able to meet them? yay contact with meine mitbewoherinnen.  Off the data grid and on the bus to train to Neuköln.  Oh god Amsterdam last night and the transatlantic flight just before that crazy layover. Tired. Long blinks on the Ubahn home. Hot sweat heavy pack.. walk walk walk...  Hi! Hi! This is the bathroom, the kitchen, your room, we'll have a few more things for you tonight. :D Sleeeeeeep.  Awake. What you're in town? no way! Italian dinner in Alexanderplatz, walk walk walk C-base hackerspace, drinking mate on the spree.  The tv tower huge on the horizon as normal.  walking walking ubahn RAIN!! wet! drenched! walking walking. <3 french zomg 5am the birds are singing and I'm walking home from Prenzlauerburg, gesundbrunnen station is huge.  Train to Kotti, train to Gorli. And I'm back in the old neighborhood.  walk walk walk through the park men are bird bathing with a small fountain that seems perfect for the task. beautiful sculpture people sit on socializing but empty this early has a section23 mosaic on it.  walk walk the drug dealers are up early too. "you ok, you ok?" yeah man I'm ok, thanks. walk through Kreuzburg and to the anarchist library which I lived above for the month of april 2014.  I walk past the occupied former school on #ohlauer . There's security just inside the gates.  There don't seem to be actual police there anymore.  Still I heckle them, "you're still fucking here!?" as I walk past.  I am awake too early for many shops and have trouble buying a cold mate.  It all feels so familiar, like I hadn't been gone six months or is it seven now? walking along the canal now I circle back up towards Kotti and get on the U8 home. Data connection enabled.  Email tells me: My housemate is awesome. He got my german tourists checked in.  Yes, they can stay an extra day or two.
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a perfect description. sounds exactly as i remember it.
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O_o   now... normally I believe the "slippery slope" to be a fallacy... but...  Belgium. Wow.
Belgian law allows euthanasia for patients who suffer from severe and incurable distress, including psychological disorders. Credit Photograph Courtesy Tom Mortier
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OMG. that's so cute. The element with atomic number = 1 is  "Wasserstoff" auf Deutsch.  I love browsing biochem in German; you learn awesome things like: "Eis schwimmt auf Wasser".
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"A nascent form of this dilemma appeared for me a few years ago when I read about an orangutan who had tried to escape the his enclosure at the LA zoo three times. I went to the zoo later that summer and saw the great orange ape in a corner of his enclosure. Eloise, his pen mate, has a form of Down’s syndrome and she was rocking and whining by herself in another corner. The Escape Artist came over to Eloise, pulled her onto his lap and started stroking her hair, calming her down. Is there any question that animals are sentient?" 
This week, the internet erupted over the murder of Cecil the lion by a trophy-hunting dentist. Now seems like a solemn and rightful opportunity to reflect on when it is acceptable to kill an animal, and when it is not. Cecil was a beautiful animal, and his death seems to encapsulate the most odious elements of human arrogance: murder, money, and vanity. Our outrage is not misplaced, but it requires further exploration.
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"white privilege is the ability to fake it until you make it".  Somebody said that to me the other day and I believe it.  I think there's a lot more to white privilege but I think the insidious subtle stuff is important too.
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"If you're saying that doesn't seem like that big a problem, well congratulations on your white penis" LOL
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I think I consume a lot less fiction than a lot of us.  When I do watch tv and movies I find myself sometimes shocked at the way people (really actors) behave. "wow, DRAMA" I say to myself.  And then I realize yeah it IS drama. That's what fiction is eh?  And I remember learning in elementary school that without conflict there is no story.  It's man against man, man against the world, man against nature, man against self.  And I have no memory of where I heard this, maybe in school, maybe I read it somewhere… but someone said: all of the different variants of conflict all boil down to man against himself.  Let's say person against themself.  Somehow it seems true.  And today I thought, maybe that's how it is in real life drama too: always essentially person vs self? 
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People I've talked to said the books were fantastic.
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look at all the rights we didn't get in '44.  I was shocked to find that in Germany and other countries they don't just let the poor go homeless.  Everyone in the country has the legal right to housing food medicine…  Wow. But did you know FDR wanted us to have similar security?
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And the cost for such is an incredible amount of our liberty. 
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Biomedical Science, Bioinformatics
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I'm interested in biomedical science, education, and making a meaningful contribution to the world.  I've taught biology and bioinformatics at the college level, have performed academic research and worked in biotech R&D.

I like camping, jogging, painting, crocheting, reading and learning new skills.  I practice a mostly vegan straight-edge lifestyle for compassionate and environmental reasons. 

 
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Published author on Human Microbiome Project research; Improved transplant compatibility genotyping accuracy for Thermofisher; Does real push-ups
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