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VLA Comment: Myself, the founder of Vaccine Liberation Army has been meditating for over 40 years. Bobby Roth also works tirelessly for the David Lynch Foundation where the Foundation installs programs of Transcendental Meditation in schools throughout the country.
CAN IN-SCHOOL MEDITATION HELP CURB YOUTH VIOLENCE?
Teens shuffle into the classroom, backpacks slung over shoulders and earbuds dangling out of sweatshirts. Jokes among friends fly as the students plop into desks arranged neatly in rows.
The instructor in the green shirt jingles a small silver bell. The room grows still. Murmurs fade.
The program is run by the David Lynch Foundation, a nonprofit organization co-founded by the movie director, and is being studied for its effectiveness by the University of Chicago Crime Lab. Researchers are examining whether the meditation program offers tangible benefits for teens at a school where 98.3 percent of students are considered low income. READ MORE…