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I have chosen Leyes- La Familia, a mural painted by the artist Jose Montoya and restored by Tomas and Maceo Montoya, because it is representative of working for the American Dream. I believe that the American Dream can be summed up to mean "life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,"... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2016 at write2think
For the Sake of Work, Work Climbing the Ladder to Success Leyes-La Familia a Chicano Park Mural Reaching for the Stars Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2016 at write2think
In his article "A Life Beyond 'Do What You Love'," Gordon Marino argues against the ideology “do what you love” by claiming work “possesses an inherent value.” Work for most people, according to Marino, is simply a job. It exists solely for its intended purpose, to be an occupation. There... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2016 at write2think
My dream job is to be an actress in science fiction. I have always been attracted to movies and shows in this genre. When I was a child my parents took me to OMNImax CECUT, a spherical shaped theater in Tijuana, Mexico, to see a short film about the solar... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2016 at write2think
A term relevant to my life right now is intrinsic motivation (Bain 44). Bain defines intrinsic motivation as “important, intriguing, or just beautiful” forces that drive us to be the best college students we can be (Bain 44). As students we must understand ourselves and our interests in order to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2016 at write2think
Andy works for recognition. In the movie "The Devil Wears Prada," Andy, a smart yet slightly unfashionable woman, decides to work for a fashion magazine. Her job is to be an assistant to the fashion editor, Miranda Priestly, who has Andy doing many demanding and arduous tasks that border on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2016 at write2think
“Research in Mathematics Education in Astralasia,” or RiMEA, is a book about the research that Australasians have conducted about mathematics education. For example, they have a chapter of research on the “role” of technology and its relation to mathematics teaching (281). Even though most of their research was on Astralasians... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2016 at write2think
In the award winning song “9 to 5,” Dolly Parton complains about her 9 to 5 job, something she believes should not be her only ambition. Instead of settling for her “9 to 5” job, Parton believes her work should be about having aspirations to guide her in her professional... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2016 at write2think
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