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Thoughts about Sustainability and Career Path

I am planning to be an accountant or a business related career. I will apply what I learned in this class to help make more ethical and moral decisions. I want the company I work with to take the environment … Continue reading

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Thoughts about the Nature of Economies, Chapter 5 & 6

The way Jane explains habitat maintenance in “The Nature of Economies” makes a lot of sense. The current economy is the way it is now because of us only focusing on competitive success. We need to understand it with also … Continue reading

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Thoughts about the Nature of the Economy

Jane Jacobs’ Cities and the Wealth of Nations and The Nature of Economies really gave me a new perspective on the economy. In chapter two of Cities and the Wealth of Nations, I learned that cities might make a better … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Copyright and Implicit Association

The documentary on media’s control over our culture was interesting. I never think about the thought that only a couple of companies control a majority of the media that millions of people consume. They can easily shift the public’s view … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Snap Decisions and Motivation

I think that Gladwell from the Warding Harding Error is right that we should accept decisions if they produce the results we want, but we should still research why. If we just accept it as mysterious than we would only … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Emergence and Alternative Reality Gaming

  Emergence was a completely different perspective on the world we know. The thoughts about a central command explains how animals function, but that way of thinking was too simple. It makes sense that complex structures can be made out … Continue reading

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Thoughts about bio-mimicry and the economy in ecological terms

Janine Benyus’ bio-mimicry videos, 12 Sustainable Design Ideas From Nature and Biomimicry in Action, make a good point that nature already has the solution to many of our design problems. The videos bring up many examples where nature has done the processes … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Science and Sustainability

The video Science for the Future and the Future of Science really explains how growth and technology lead us to where we are today. The world is being consumed and people have to find new places to live because the … Continue reading

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Thoughts about the Story of Stuff and Systems

The video “Story of Stuff” really makes sense. Consumerism is creating a world where it will be difficult to survive in the future. All the toxic materials will easily create an uninhabitable environment for human beings. The peer pressure to … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Sustainability and Learning

I have no experience in sustainability. It gave me a new perspective of looking at how wasteful society is. Businesses should look at sustainability when making decisions so that they are not harming their surroundings for the future. I think … Continue reading

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