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  1. Jul 2023
    1. uided meditation: When did your life begin?
      • Guided meditation
        • When did your life begin?
        • Regress to your mother's egg divided to determine which gene to pass on to you.
          • this, while inside her mother's womb
        • Regress 40 generations for 1000 years (average lifespan was 25 years!)
        • Regress a billion years, then 4 billion
        • With each regression stage, your ancestors were other species and ultimately, nonbiotic life as well.
      • comment
        • this has limitations as well, as it is bu ilt on scientific narratives subject to change.
    2. There is a traditional Zen koan which is often stated something like this: “What was your Original Face before your parents were born?” There is no such thing as a “correct” answer for a koan. This koan is sometimes interpreted as an invitation to contemplate one's ancestry.
      • Guided meditation
        • What was your original face before you were born?
        • A Zen koan sometimes used to guide contemplation of one's ancestry
  2. Nov 2022
    1. Genealogy Garage: Researching at the Huntington Library

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      • Julie Huffman jhuffman@lapl.org (host)
      • Stephanie Arias
      • Anne Blecksmith
      • Li Wei Yang
      • Clay Stalls cstalls@huntington.org


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  3. Feb 2022
  4. Jan 2022
    1. “If Black families are able to reach or to trace their genealogy back to the 19th century, they very rarely get past 1870,” the year of the first federal census after slavery, Williams said.
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  7. Feb 2014
    1. Like for most of the major characters we see in Herodotus, he gives us a very thorough history of a character's ancestry. Nevertheless there are times where he gives a state's history instead. Here we see Herodotus begin the story of the Lydians.