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  1. Jan 2024
    1. to benefit one’s friends and harm one’s enemies is justice

      socrates understanding of justice. so is justice subjective?

    2. Isn’t the person most ableto land a blow, whether in boxing or any other kind of fight, also mostable to guard against it

      is the metaphor here: those who are capable of injustices are also capable of ensuring justice? what does that look like? are those not antithetical unless the agent of injustice was very aware of their transgressions?

    3. someone a good and useful partner in a game of checkers becausehe’s just or because he’s a checkers player?bBecause he’s a checkers player.

      typical of it being difficult to define things in philosophy... how do you define a just person, how do you define when justice is necessary, etc

    4. to have does the craft6 we call medicine give, and to whom orwhat does it give them

      medicinal skills and owing

    5. Sweet hope is in his heart,Nurse and companion to his age.Hope, captain of the ever-twistingMinds of mortal men

      Pindar poem?

    6. owe to each other

      how do you determined what is owed (especially when it comes to things that are intangible?)

    7. Should one also give one’s enemies whatever isowed to them

      creates the situation in which maybe your perception of justice is skewed

    8. definition of justice isn’t speaking the truth and repaying whatone has borrowed

      not universalisable like this

    9. thosewho have made it for themselves are twice as fond of it as those whochaven’t

      money and relationship with it

    10. As a money-maker I’min a sort of mean between my grandfather and my father

      "as a money maker"… then brings up family and inheritance

    11. A good person wouldn’t easily bear old age ifhe were poor, but a bad one wouldn’t be at peace with himself even if hewere wealthy

      aging and money

    12. they remember from their youth, those of sex, drinking parties, feasts, andthe other things that go along with them, and they get angry as if theyhad been deprived of important things

      major universal truth! ppl do this now

    13. Socrates

      are we looking through socrates' pov

    14. It seems, Glaucon said, that we’ll have to stay. bIf you think so, I said, then we must.

      both G and S agreed on staying

    15. Glaucon, the son of Ariston

      identifier: for Glaucon

  2. Mar 2023
    1. Society for Ecological Restoration (SER) International has recognizedthat indigenous peoples and their land management practices should be partof any serious effort to restore and preserve ecosystems.


    1. the word resource, which now connotes ownership and pro-duction for profit, comes from the old French feminine past participle re-sourdre, which meant “to rise again.”18 The word horticulture, which comesfrom the roots hortus (“to garden”) and culture (“to take care of, worship,cultivate, respect”

      language and plants

    2. The shallow image of the conservation-mindedIndian who hardly uses, let alone influences nature and feels guilty aboutbreaking a branch is perhaps based on a romantic notion stemming fromEuro-American longings to have those same tendencies rather than onserious research into indigenous lifeways.

      very similar to women = virgins = precious/naive whatever

      model minority kinda

    3. today, Bodega Miwok/Dry Creek Pomo women gather edible peppernuts (Umbellularia califor-nica) along stream banks; Yokuts men dig yerba mansa (Anemopsis califor-nica) tubers for medicine in wind-riffled valley grasslands; Cahuilla womenpluck long golden flowering stalks from deergrass (Muhlenbergia rigens)tufts along desert washes for their baskets.

      Indigenous plant practices

  3. Sep 2021
    1. ongva’s cultural presence in the LA Basin keeps growing.

      I fear some may be afraid to come forward and are still in hiding because thats what their ancestors and history taught them

    2. just a few decades ago

      it really puts everything in perspective to think how soon this all was

    3. modern off-reservation boarding high school for Native American Indian students.”

      how much have their curriculums changed? oftentimes there is still bias that perpetuates over the years

    4. intermar-riage added to this ethnic diversity

      consensual intermarriage?

    5. bodies in mass graves remain nameless at the Missions of San Diego and San Francisco de Asís

      why is it still nameless - this part of history should be acknowledged by California's missions rather than hid

    6. had their feet or heads cut off and put on sticks for the public to see as examples of punishment

      like the rubber plantations in Congo

    7. Tongva as Gabrielinos

      disgusting - they have no authority to do that

    8. history that many missions still fall short of acknowledging.

      missions are parallel to WWII concentration camps but we still educate kids with the idea that its normal and important to understand California's current state (as opposed to how extreme the concentration camps are presented to be in high school - which they are, but the U.S. education system is very hypocritical in this case).

    9. 310,000 Native Americans living in current-day California in 1769, only about one-sixth remained after a hundred years of colonization

      my GOD

    10. Right behind LA’s world-famous Hol-lywood sign lies Cahuenga (or Kawenga) Peak, the Tongva’s “place in the mountains.

      Juxtaposition between the white-washed monument in SoCal and the original indigenous monument (Hollywood sign and the Peak)

    1. new railroad was at the site of Pomona

      drought and fire were significant threats, and the dry heat of SoCal is a breeding ground for both

    2. a, godd

      the roman* goddess of fruit - relating to the fertile land at the bottom of the valley

    3. new railroad advertised excursions from Los Angeles to Spadra

      this and the orange farming helped to increase the population

    4. Rubottom's soon became the transportation center of the valley

      and this is all near the school… how a small town evolves

    5. $70.00 per mont

      thats about $1291.23 today

    6. ark and plante

      the same orange plants that started the rush of people moving to SoCal?

    7. ar Ganes

      like the indian (subcontinent India, not native-american indian) god?

    8. ng to Jasper N. Teague, pioneer of San Di

      are these people all the ones who were plagued by drought and fire (mentioned in the History of Pomona College as the reason for the scant population before the influx after the construction of the railroad)?

    9. ty to Mission Sa

      ironic that the article explains how Americans came to Pomona valley and here it mentions its proximity to a mission, a place where the true American people and their culture of the time were being erased.

    10. ended his life with a shot gun, a favorite way of ending one's life in those days

      The way this is phrased implies this type of suicide was common. What about life in this place and era desensitised society to this type of behaviour?