Monthly Archives: September 2012

Change In Consumerism

This week my epiphany was related to the Durning reading. He states that the problem with over-consumption comes down to the consumer. The importance of material items that our society has placed on us, we all try and meet these … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Light at the End of the Tunnel

This week, even though the reading was a little difficult to read, to me, had the most direct and potential solutions to our consumerism problems. I believe that understanding the whole package of what has driven down prices creating “artificially … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“Run-A-Way”

Walking away from this week’s discussion I did not have an epiphany but I did learn how over consumption of products tend to come from need of cheap imports. It was said how consumers are more likely to purchase cheap … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Where is all the water going?

Instead of having an epiphany this week, I continued to learn about a topic that we discussed a few weeks ago. In my field team group we decided to do our documentary over the huge amount of water that is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Is it all in your head?

My epiphany was more of a realization of how we adopted ideas about the more we have or consume the better life will be. I realized that one of the common factors, when you break it down to the basics, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Consuming=Happiness??

The most enlightening fact that I learned this week is the fact that consumption is not directly correlated to personal fulfillment. Although consumption has risen drastically over the last few centuries, studies have shown the level of happiness in people … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Educating the younger generation

This week my epiphany was not necessarily over our Tuesday discussion, but rather our project being conducted within our Field Teams.  I liked working with a different set of people and discussing some of the same issues that we discuss … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment