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Derek Chauvin trial: Judge defers ruling on witness who said George Floyd was ‘frozen by fear’

Judge Peter Cahill slammed Minneapolis city officials for discussing the $27 million payout to George Floyd's family for a second time after the city attorney confessed the settlement hasn't actually been finalized despite announcing it in the middle of jury selection

The judge in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial has slammed Minneapolis city officials for discussing the $27 million payout to George Floyd’s family for a second time after the city attorney confessed the settlement hasn’t actually been finalized despite announcing it in the middle of jury selection. Judge Peter Cahill demanded the city, the prosecution and the defense…

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Alan Watts on the Meaning of Freedom, the Only Real Antidote to Fear, and the Deepest Wellspring of Love – Brain Pickings

Alan Watts on the Meaning of Freedom, the Only Real Antidote to Fear, and the Deepest Wellspring of Love

“Fearlessness is what love seeks,” Hannah Arendt wrote in her superb 1929 meditation on love and how to live with the fundamental fear of loss. “Such fearlessness exists only in the complete calm that can no longer be shaken by events expected of the future… Hence the only valid tense is the present, the Now.”…

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The Four Buddhist Mantras for Turning Fear into Love – Brain Pickings

The Four Buddhist Mantras for Turning Fear into Love

“Fearlessness is what love seeks,” Hannah Arendt wrote in her magnificent early work on love and how to live with fear. “Such fearlessness exists only in the complete calm that can no longer be shaken by events expected of the future… Hence the only valid tense is the present, the Now.” This notion of presence…

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