Health scientists have known from
ancient times that stress (negative emotions) is the leading basic cause of
illnesses-from the common cold to heart disease, diabetes, cancer and so on.
Given the fact that almost everyone in the world is stress ridden, stress
induced illnesses must be given pandemic status. And because stress is the
leading cause of brain damage, it is also the leading cause of failure in
failure to eliminate stress from the lives of people stems from the fact that
the science of stress is based on 1930's information on the brain, and
physiology. Stress Free for Life, by Ra Un Nefer Amen, author of Metu Neter
volumes 1 through 7, Maat 11 Laws of God, and many other books, applies the
spiritual wisdom of the ages to the latest findings in brain science and
alternative medicine to bring to the public meditation methods, herbal and
nutritional materials to heal and enhance the executive functions of the brain
that were evolved by nature to transcend the primitive survival responses behind
The book provides meditation
techniques and scripts that the author has used to guide thousands for the past
40 years to heal, and achieve success in their relationships, and professional
Eliminate stress and help
yourself and others for the simple reason that stress elimination is programmed
in man's genetic structures. It is a simple matter of gaining a scientific
understanding of what you have done in the past to eliminate certain negative
behaviors, and to apply them across the board everywhere else in your
The Black Star Learning Center Word of the
provided by Marc Sims
[tan-jen-shuh l] adjective - 1. pertaining to or of
the nature of a tangent; being or moving in
the direction of a tangent.
2. merely touching;
slightly connected: tangential
information. 3. divergent or
digressive, as from a subject under consideration: tangential
always struggle to grow Black boys into strong, positive and productive young
Black men with 1.5 million older Black men missing from their lives. Fix the
problem of missing Black men and you will fix the problem of troubled Black
boys. You cannot mentor or educate or incarcerate or wish your way out of this
By Justin Wolfers, David Leonhardt and Kevin
In New York,
almost 120,000 black men between the ages of 25 and 54 are missing from everyday
life. In Chicago, 45,000 are, and more than 30,000 are missing in Philadelphia.
Across the South - from North Charleston, S.C., through Georgia, Alabama and
Mississippi and up into Ferguson, Mo. - hundreds of thousands more are
missing, largely because of early deaths or because they are behind bars.
Remarkably, black women who are 25 to 54 and not in jail outnumber black men in
that category by 1.5 million, according to an Upshot analysis. For every 100 black
women in this age group living outside of jail, there are only 83 black men.
Among whites, the equivalent number is 99, nearly parity.
men have long been more likely to be locked up and more likely to die young, but
the scale of the combined toll is nonetheless jarring. It is a measure of the
deep disparities that continue to afflict black men - disparities being debated
after a recent spate of killings by the police - and the gender gap is itself a
further cause of social ills, leaving many communities without enough men to be
fathers and husbands.
starkest description of the situation is this: More than one out of every six
black men who today should be between 25 and 54 years old have disappeared from
daily life. "The numbers are staggering," said Becky Pettit, a professor of sociology
at the University of Texas.
and early deaths are the overwhelming drivers of the gap. Of the 1.5 million
missing black men from 25 to 54 - which demographers call the prime-age years -
higher imprisonment rates account for almost 600,000. Almost 1 in 12 black men
in this age group are behind bars, compared with 1 in 60 nonblack men in the age
group, 1 in 200 black women and 1 in 500 nonblack women.
is the other main cause. About 900,000 fewer prime-age black men than women live
in the United States, according to the census. It's impossible to know precisely
how much of the difference is the result of mortality, but it appears to account
for a big part. Homicide, the leading cause of death for young African-American
men, plays a large role, and they also die from heart disease, respiratory
disease and accidents more often than other demographic
groups, including black women.
disappearance of these men has far-reaching implications. Their absence disrupts
family formation, leading both to lower marriage rates and higher rates of
childbirth outside marriage, as research by Kerwin Charles, an
economist at the University of Chicago, with Ming-Ching Luoh, has shown.
The black women
left behind find that potential partners of the same race are scarce, while men,
who face an abundant supply of potential mates, don't need to compete as hard to
find one. As a result, Mr. Charles said, "men seem less likely to commit to
romantic relationships, or to work hard to maintain them."
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