“Creativity is the way to progress but as long as people’s bellies are not full, nothing will change.” -Dale Massiasta
Dale was one of my mentors while I was living in Ghana and doing field research on Traditional Medicine and its use in HIV/AIDS treatment. Dale was a great mind. He was one of a kind, an innovator, and a person who could and would take the heat for his endeavors. He founded a museum dedicated to the tribal history of the region, he lectured and guided students, and he served as a mentor for his community. His community, far and wide, will always remember him for what he gave of himself.
I can’t help but think of Dale and his words as I step back and continue to question everything that I’ve learned so far, as I continue to search through the research which is slowly beginning to uncover the presence of the mind throughout the body. More