EurekAlert! Can group meditation prevent violent crime? Surprisingly, the data suggests yes: New study

EurekAlert! Can group meditation prevent violent crime?  Surprisingly, the data suggests yes: New study

  Large groups practicing the advanced Transcendental Meditation program were associated with significant reductions in U.S. homicide and urban violent crime rates during an intervention period of 2007-2010. Can large group meditation lower the crime rate? The most recent in a series of studies spanning decades suggests again that a sufficiently large group practicing an advanced program of Transcendental Meditation, the TM-Sidhi program,...

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National Coherence Creating Strategy Meeting

National Coherence Creating Strategy Meeting

Leaders of the Institute for Excellence in Africa convened a meeting in Nakuru to discuss strategies to create coherence in collective consciousness so that Kenya may avoid social conflict in the run-up to the 2017 national election. Shown: Paramjeet Kwatra, Kristin B. Naituli, Simon Mwangi, Jim Schaefer, Elphaz Ronoh and Kinuthia Pat Kimani. ...

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The Urgent Need to Reduce Ethnic Conflict in Kenya

The Urgent Need to Reduce Ethnic Conflict in Kenya

  Kenyan tribes arming ahead of elections An arms race is on between two of Kenya’s largest ethnic communities ahead of the 2012 presidential election after the last disputed vote triggered weeks of tribal bloodletting, a rights group said. An explosive combination of a desire for revenge and lack of state security has seen Kalenjin and Kikuyu communites in Kenya’s Rift Valley stockpile firearms, said the Centre for Human...

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Ideal Girls High School in Uganda

Ideal Girls High School in Uganda

Ideal Girls High School was founded in 2008 as the first Consciousness-Based school for Girls in Africa. Our school gives non-sectarian, quality education for girls. We are in Mbale District in eastern Uganda. Success in Exams IGHS has had outstanding success in the Ugandan national exams. That means we have a successful school in Ugandan terms. Since 2009, 92% of our students have passed the “O” level exam at Grade 10 — even though...

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