April 22, 2009

Earth Day 2009

It has been over a year since I have posted to this blog, almost two. Today is Earth Day2009...I feel it is appropriate to expand on my previous entries and discuss what I have discovered and learned about the state of our environment and humanities role in it with my education and personal experience...It is possible to survive on earth even with all we face, but we must make a global effort to make it happen.

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May 11, 2007

Environmental blog 3


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Environmental blog 2


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Environmental blog 1


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April 26, 2007


This week we're thinking about sustainability. Ridley and Low contest that in order to get people to adopt sustainable business and living practices we must appeal to their self-interest. This week I want you to consider whether we can get people to live sustainably by appealing to their better natures, or whether we need to provide some incentive or disincentive to create change. Or, would an appeal to both conscience and self-interest be our best bet? Why?

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March 22, 2007

Environmental responsibility

The essays by Carson, Moore, and Boyle all raise questions about our need to “accommodate ourselves to this planet.? Based on the readings for this week, do you believe we need to do more to respect the “principles by which nature works? Refer to at least one of these readings in your response.

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March 8, 2007

Global Warming


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February 22, 2007

Hitt article

Thoughts on the Hitt article

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February 15, 2007

Nature and Religion


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February 8, 2007

Forms of life


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February 1, 2007


Thoughts on Annie Dillard and "Heaven and Earth in Jest"

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January 25, 2007


Why did Thoreau choose the woods as the place to conduct his experiment? In your response, consider the differences between life as lived in the village and the life Thoreau lived in the woods. What becomes possible only by retreat to the woods, and why?

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December 5, 2006

Technology and Nature

Speculate on Kahn and Gershenfeld. Comment.

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November 27, 2006

Technology and Technopolies

In text and image, comment on the idea of techopolies to an understanding of technological order of nature.

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November 8, 2006

Math in Design

Find a series of images (individual or series) that somehow connect design to math. Comment.

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