I had experience with biofeedback as a child for controlling stress. 11 yr old kid in 1983 and I could control a computer with my mind. It was pretty cool for me. [make a sound go up and down, and controlling a basic video game block). More similar to neurofeedback is TENS. I had a TENS machine about 18 years ago I got from eBay. It pulses making your muscles go back and forth against each other. At a very low setting, it can help control migraines when put on the temple. But the thing that makes neurofeedback better, is it has a better level of control than the TENS machines do and works at a lower frequency. TENS is more randomized.

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The local police commissioner identified three groups: The protesters The counter protesters The anti police. There were 27 arrested (anti police faction, not the counter protesters), and 40000 who weren’t. The free speech people (the protesters, or white power people or unitetherightpeople, whatever), had an opportunity to speak. They spoke. They were safely escorted away. It was a success. They learned from Charlottesville. Other towns will follow Boston’s pattern because it worked.

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I can give some hidden clues that might be invisible on the outside. Here’s a hint: If it wasn’t for the 80s Southern WASPy right usurping American pride and intermingling it with tent revival fundamentalist TV evangelism and claiming “America” for themselves, I’d gladly wear an American pin because I’m proud of when America does things right but I’m also disappointed when America does things wrong.

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The people at the extremes are being reigned in as they expose themselves freely and are shamed. The internet alt right is as large in numbers as it ever was, but having a “win” in the White House has been demoralizing because now there’s no excuses for their glorious revolution to take place. But they expected daddy to do it all and he can’t. Now a number of them are angry at the firing of Bannon because *he* was the one that held their core values in the White House more than Trump, who is more of a moment to moment opportunist.

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