"The work of the political activist inevitably involves a certain tension between the requirement that positions be taken on current issues as they arise and the desire that one's contributions will somehow survive the ravages of time." (Angela Davis)
The Developing Mind: How Relationships and the Brain Interact to Shape Who We Are.
by Daniel J. Siegel (Guilford Press)
At UCLA last year, I heard Dan Siegel say something that is a fundamental departure from the way that most of us think about our selves. “The self”, he explained, “is composed of three elements: our brain, our body, and other people.” We are vitally affected by our relationships in the Primal Period. Siegel writes about the need to create secure and safe attachments for infants and children: