• With: Russell Simmons

    SIMMONS: Absolutely.

    O'REILLY: All right it would be optional some kids and parents didn't want it, you wouldn't force them to do it.

    SIMMONS: I don't think we'd forced them but I think quiet time or sitting with patience and not having any -- there is no religious or any kind of a gender that should separate you from any religious ideas. And so I think as much as you say it should be optional. I think we should sit down just like we have to do math and be quiet. So we're going to be quiet and we're going to let our thoughts settle. And from that silence, we'll have a more expansive mind set and better brain functionality. It might have to be quiet.

    O'REILLY: All right and that would be unconstitutional. You couldn't do it.

    SIMMONS: Well it's not prayer, it's not prayer. Just quiet.

    O'REILLY: It doesn't matter you can't -- you can't require any kind of an outside thing if parents object. How old are your kids?

    SIMMONS: 14 and 11.

    O'REILLY: Do they meditate every day?

    SIMMONS: Every single morning.

    O'REILLY: Ok how long do they meditate?

    SIMMONS: 20 minutes.

    O'REILLY: 20 minutes?

    SIMMONS: My youngest one started at eight.

    O'REILLY: So again they are yelling and screaming in that time.

    SIMMONS: Not that 20 minutes.

    O'REILLY: Can you come to my house Russell? I want you -- you can come to my house any time. The book is "Success through Stillness" and I think you're on the right track. You and see Beyonce tell her to knock it off from me. Ok?

    SIMMONS: Oh no, you say to her --

    O'REILLY: I'm not afraid of her you tell me. She can come on here any time. But what she did was wrong.

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