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About merchmajorproblems

Follow me as a navigate through my last Fall semester as an undergrad at Oklahoma State University and contribute to a course I'm taking in Sustainability. About me in a phrase? 27, lucky on occasion and never on time.

“We’ve got the vision, now let’s have some fun!”

Going back and reading some of my past epiphany blogs, it seems I didn’t have many “epiphanies.” In retrospect though, nothing could be further from the truth. Knowledge isn’t always delivered in a “lightning bolt.” Sometimes, it’s the slow filling … Continue reading

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TED Talks Are Always A Good Choice

This week, I did not have any real epiphanies. However, I thoroughly enjoyed the makeup assignment for not attending the Creativity Forum. Sir Ken’s TED Talks were so funny and anytime you get to learn and laugh at the same … Continue reading

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Green Diapers That I Don’t Have To Wash?

No real epiphanies this week but I did really enjoy the EcoView segment on green diapers. I found this to be useful because I while I don’t have children, I always thought I’d use reusable diapers when I did. It … Continue reading

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EcoView…Bringing on the Brainstorm!

This week was not so big on epiphanies. Don’t get me wrong, I do feel like I learned some things just nothing of the “A-ha!” variety. But that’s ok, can’t have flashes of genius every week! What I feel like … Continue reading

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Sustainable…Until The End.

This week in our EcoView, one of the guests discussed the concept of eco-friendly/sustainable funerals and caskets. This was sort of an “epiphany” for me because I never thought of this! However, when you think of it, the process of … Continue reading

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For this week, my learning epiphany is relating to the video we watched about Suzanne Lee’s clothes growing. Mind blown. I never even thought of something like this.The term vegetable leather was also thrown around and that to me was … Continue reading

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Think Big!

This week, my learning epiphany related to the futuristic aspects of our topics. I sort of realized that not only do we need to plan and try to be sustainable with our current ways and uses of products but we … Continue reading

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Under-Consumption: It’s a Thing!

This week, my learning epiphany related to under-consumption. Mainly that it exists. I don’t know why, but it’s like it never occurred to me that a society can under-consume. I understand how this can be a bad thing. If a … Continue reading

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Fake Attachments?

I don’t know if I so much had an epiphany this week as I just had a kind of issue with our topic this week of clothing and attachment. I do agree that emotional attachment with an item can promote … Continue reading

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I’m so excited! I’m so excited! I’m so…scared!

Ok, so this week’s epiphany/posting is kind of a Debbie Downer. Most of our generation has grown up very aware of the environmental issues plaguing our world. Maybe the first part of our childhoods wasn’t so sustainability conscious but certainly, … Continue reading

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