Monthly Archives: April 2018

Gaining Perspective

This past week of class has been very dense and it seemed like a heavy week. Although, the new acts of mediation that we explored helped tremendously with the feeling of being overwhelmed. Meditation with music provided me with a … Continue reading

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Fashion, Sustainability and Poverty

This was a very busy week full of really informative readings and mindfulness practices. I really enjoyed the meditations this week, especially meditating with an object. I thought this would be harder for me because I have been meditating with … Continue reading

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Poverty and You

As Dr. Armstrong previously stated, this week was going to be heavy, and it was. Thankfully, we were able to go through this together through thoughtful discussion. Poverty is a difficult subject to discuss gracefully, but we were able to … Continue reading

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The role of Big Business in environmental degradation and poverty

Throughout the class so far I have realized how much negative impact industry has on the environment. The production methods of most companies leave large and harsh ecological footprints that add levels of problematic causation for the already present wicked … Continue reading

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What is your role in poverty?

Poverty is defined as the state of being inferior in quality or insufficient in amount. We, as a culture, look at impoverished people as people who do not have enough money to live. In reality, it goes a lot further … Continue reading

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Redefining Fashion

By using fashion in society today, it becomes a part of identity. With fashion comes change and growth, followed by disinterest and continues through this cycle constantly and throughout generations. Such fashion practices cause wastefulness through trend and fads being … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

During this past week we have learned many of the important key ideas of sustainability that include design and poverty that contribute to many of the wicked problems in our world. One of the many problems that we face in … Continue reading

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