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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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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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POV on Poverty

This week in class we discussed the topic of poverty. Two articles were presented, one with the point of view of no and one with the point of view of yes, I had the privilege of reading the yes article. … Continue reading

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Poverty – Who is to Blame?

This week in class we discussed poverty and environmental degradation. Like most, I had already had my own definition of poverty but poverty is a social condition of chronic insecurity resulting from the malfunctioning of economic, ecological, cultural and social … Continue reading

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Corporation’s Role in Poverty

This week in Wicked Problems of Industrial Practice we read about different ways large companies should invest in people in poverty. I really enjoyed the example that Professor Armstrong showed us in class of a city that built “halfway houses” … Continue reading

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