will be done. Only keep alert — and quiet
This is a super good documentary on one of my all-time favorite filmmakers–he hit right when I needed him and to see the respect that he has since earned is very enjoyable.
The movie is a rather light fare with reflections and anecdotes, but it is very worth watching.
Obedience is a powerful solvent of all desires and fears
Just turn away from all that occupies the mind; do whatever work you have to complete, but avoid
new obligations; keep empty, keep available, resist not what comes uninvited.
In the attentive and thoughtful reader, they will ripen and bring out flowers and fruits. Words
based on truth, if fully tested, have their own power.
Parents who inquire about surgery want either to align the child’s visual appearance with his or her mental capacity or intellectual age, or erase a “delayed” appearance altogether, such as altering the face of a child with Down syndrome.
In one case a few years ago, a child named Ashley, with profound cognitive disabilities, had her sex organs removed and went through other procedures to prevent puberty and growth. Her parents did not wish to institutionalize her but felt they could not care for her at home if she grew to adult size.