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The Stony Brook Press - Volume 15, Issue 13

The Stony Brook Press - Volume 15, Issue 13

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b io lo g ic a ls tr u c tu r e scan occurb yn a tu r a l p r o c e s s e s
a n dd o

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w ithad e fin itio no fs c ie n c ew h ic h ,b y
n e c e s s ity ,
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u n iv e r s ea n dl i f ea re th ep r o d u c t o fIn te llig e n t C ause.
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m u ltitu d eo f c o m p le xs t r u c t u r e s th a tcom prise in d iv id -
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s p o k e
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a reu n fa m ilia rw ithth e
c u ltu rera p m usic com es fro m .

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o f m e lo d y

w ithi t s senseo f re m in d e r" a n dt h a t iti s n o t s o m uch a m usici n m e lo d ics e n s e ,i t " isn o tam usic,i t ' sav o c a l." T h e"rem inder"r e f e r st o th ep ro b le m sth a tp la g u eth e b la c kc o m m u n itya llo v e r thec o u n tryi n term so f v io le n c e , e d u c a tio n , crim e,e tc . H e e x p la in e dt oth e a u d ie n c eth a tra pi sa ne d u c a tio n a l to o l;" it e d u c a te sb y stim u latin gin te re s t."

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c u s s io n
w aso nth es u b je c to f e d u c a tio n
a n dh o w
im p o rta n ti ti sfo rb la c kp e o p le to
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th e ir
c o m m u n itie s .
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i n term so fth es k illsth a ti tg iv e sp e o p lea n dt h e s e
s k ills
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o th e rst og e t to th e s a m ep o in t y o ua r ea t.H ed is c u s s e dth eim p o rta n c eo fb e in garo le m odela n dh o w

w e o n ly
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w e h a rd ly
e v e rs e eo nte le v is io n .T h is ,h e e x p la in e d ,
w o u ldb ea p o s itiv e in flu e n c e
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c o m in gu pto d a y .
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c o m m u n ity , e s p e c ia lly
fo rt h o s e o fu s w ho
a relu c k y
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