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Week 3 Reflections

We discussed many things in Week 3, and for me, they revolved around the idea of making changes to our current ways of life. In Leyla’s TED talk, one point that I found very interesting is how we use items … Continue reading

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Week 2 Reflections

Week 2 of class is now over, and I feel that everything we discussed this week is related and tied together in some way. I think the biggest take-away from it all ,though, is about the need to shift the … Continue reading

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Week 1 Reflections

So I took this course last semester, and unfortunately, I did not pass. It flew by very quickly, and I don’t remember much, but I do remember that by the end of the course, I still felt frustration about wicked … Continue reading

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final blog

The final week of our wicked problems class has come and gone, and I am feeling both conflicted yet inspired. For our final yes/ no discussion, the discussion centered around whether the government should regulate green energy standards for building, … Continue reading

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The Poor and the Wasteful

For me, Week 3 covered the most controversial—or perhaps open ended—topics so far. We started off the week by discussing fashion and sustainability. According to the article, fashion and sustainability are on the opposite ends of the spectrum. Sustainability is … Continue reading

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Mediating and the World Hesitating

On day one of week two, we learned about meditation. The article we read prior to class mainly discussed that incorporating meditation to one’s everyday life can benefit overall health and well-being, and could in turn cause one to reflect … Continue reading

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What now, So What?

When I found out that I needed to take a “Wicked Problems” course, I didn’t think much of it. Yeah, yeah, global warming caused by industrial practices—I’ve heard it before. I assumed we would learn the same stuff we’ve been … Continue reading

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