Dear Friends of the Sensory Awareness Foundation,
“Once there is seeing, there must be action.” Charlotte Selver frequently cited these words by the Vietnamese Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hanh. And often Charlotte added that if the practice of Sensory Awareness does not have any consequences in the way we live and act in the world, it is worthless.
We all saw what happened in Charlottesville a couple of weeks ago. Racism blatantly reared its head, emboldened by a toxic political climate of division, which encourages the lowliest of human impulses.
In the face of the violence in Charlottesville and the murder of Heather Heyer, we stand firmly with all victims of white supremacy. Our hearts go out to her family and especially to Susan Bro, Heather’s very courageous mother, and to all victims of racism in its varied forms, in Charlottesville and elsewhere. We hold free speech in high regard but we cannot condone the spreading of Nazi sentiments, whether they be screamed by marching torchbearers or cloaked in suit and tie. Read on …
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