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You Learn Something New Everyday

This week we went over the topic of “environmental degradation.” I was also assigned the yes argument for this weeks assignment. At first, I was very confused as I have felt every time I open the newest assignment for the … Continue reading

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The Best Gift Is The Gift of Giving

This past week was a real head scratcher. Our course topic revolved around environmental degradation. We talked about poverty and the many views on poverty. I’ve seen poverty and of many different kinds. Of many different places as well. I … Continue reading

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Poverty = Environmental Issues?

This week’s class assigned reading and discussions definitely was quite shocking to read and hear. I was assigned the YES argument about how poverty is one of the main issues for environmental degradation. To be honest, before I read the … Continue reading

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Issues with Capitalism and Other News….

Class discussion has taken a philosophically fascinating and quite political turn. Recently, the class has brought up the ethics of the economy in the modern world. Whether the economy be a free market society or a government controlled entity, issues … Continue reading

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Yes or No?…

   The topic for this week was definitely one that was little harder to dissect and fully comprehend. I was assigned the NO reading and it was a little confusing as the author seemed to be more on the fence … Continue reading

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Mind over Matter or Matter over Mind

Through the recent course material, I have begun to think about my everyday life and how I have been conditioned to believe everything is alright in the world. Every day we are taught that it will work itself out and … Continue reading

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Blog Tree

As a non-fashion major I’ve had to look at the recent topic from a different point of view. It seems that most of the issues I have viewed from a geopolitical standpoint also exist as sustainability issues. For example, I … Continue reading

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Poverty, Community, and Self Reflection

This week for my mindfulness practice I decided to simply take some quiet time to myself. I actually took my four-hour drive home to Frisco, Texas for break this past Saturday. After a hectic hour of moving my belongings out … Continue reading

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Poverty – Both a Cause and Result?

The course topic this week was extremely interesting to me, as well as more difficult to understand than the past topics. Our introduction to the question of whether poverty is responsible for environmental degradation was a reading in which the … Continue reading

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Poverty and the Environment: What’s the Relationship?

This week’s class raised very interesting questions and led to a thought-provoking discussion about the relationship between poverty and the degradation of the environment.  The question that seemed most difficult to respond to was: is the relationship between poverty and … Continue reading

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