SEA PLANKTON FOUND ON HULL OF THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION
No one can explain how it got there, as these life forms are not present at the launch point.
The only explanation offered is that perhaps they floated up from the ocean 2oo miles below, something that does not sound very likely. Or, perhaps there was some unknown contamination. Others are willing to believe that primitive life exists outside earth and populates space.
It is a mystery that needs to be researched.
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The purpose of the immune system is to separate self from non-self to keep the body healthy. Experiments show that an individual can control this process as well.
Ben Affleck ran into criticism when it was leaked that he had asked the producers of “Finding Your Roots” to edit out and not use information about his family being slave owners.
Below is his statement:
“After an exhaustive search of my ancestry for “Finding Your Roots,” it was discovered that one of my distant relatives was an owner of slaves.
I didn’t want any television show about my family to include a guy who owned slaves. I was embarrassed. The very thought left a bad taste in my mouth.
Skip decided what went into the show. I lobbied him the same way I lobby directors about what takes of mine I think they should use. This is the collaborative creative process. Skip agreed with me on the slave owner but made other choices I disagreed with. In the end, it’s his show and I knew that going in. I’m proud to be his friend and proud to have participated.
It’s important to remember that this isn’t a news program. Finding Your Roots is a show where you voluntarily provide a great deal of information about your family, making you quite vulnerable. The assumption is that they will never be dishonest but they will respect your willingness to participate and not look to include things you think would embarrass your family.
I regret my initial thoughts that the issue of slavery not be included in the story. We deserve neither credit nor blame for our ancestors and the degree of interest in this story suggests that we are, as a nation, still grappling with the terrible legacy of slavery. It is an examination well worth continuing. I am glad that my story, however indirectly, will contribute to that discussion. While I don’t like that the guy is an ancestor, I am happy that aspect of our country’s history is being talked about.
Most white people did own slaves in the past when it was standard practice for an economy that relied on slave labor. There is no need for Ben to hide his head in shame for his ancestral history.
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