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Do What Allows You to Do What You Love I want to go fast. Messy Problems In Engineering Extrinsic motivation in The Devil Wears Prada Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2015 at write2think
I read an excert of Aristotles 8 book piece called Politics on basically how we should include leisure time in a good economy. I thought a particular piece was interesting. In supporting the need for leisure Aristotle says that those who have wealth enjoy their leisure time and it is... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2015 at write2think
The ideology of "Do What You Love"(DWYL) appears on its surface to be an inspiring and supportive saying especially useful for school counselors, friends and family who are guiding wide-eyed college students who are looking for direction. But DWYL is not necessarily the perfect answer for success or happiness. Success... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2015 at write2think
. In their articles Marino and Tokumitsu brought to conversation an interesting idea; they claim that the "Do What You Love" (DWYL) ideology is harmful. Tokumitsu says,"Elevating certain types of professions to something worthy of love necessarily denigrates the labor of those who do unglamorous work that keeps society functioning."... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2015 at write2think
Mira Costa makes it a point to acknowledge the importance of being able to analyze and synthesize multiple types of information from multiple perspectives. This is an important skill that will prove advantageous throughout life. When trying to make a decision, it is important to gather information from many different... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2015 at write2think
I have finished reading through Bain's book What the Best College Students Do and found some interesting tips on how to learn deeply in his final chapter. My favorite tip he suggested was, his call for " taking notes on notes on notes"(237). I have always thought this might be... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2015 at write2think
How does 200 miles per hour sound to you? That is probably faster than anyone reading this will ever drive in their entire lifetime. Yet this velocity is approached every weekend by different race car drivers as they wrestle their vehicles through courses on the edge of control sometimes inches... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at write2think
As an engineering student I have been exposed to many well-structured problems from my textbooks and lectures, but the real world often presents ill-structured problems instead of well structured ones. For instance, as an engineer I think a lot about how I can help ween America off its dependence for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at write2think
Are you selling your soul to the devil when you work? In the movie The Devil Wears Prada Miranda is a ruthless and demanding boss for a fashion magazine. Miranda's power and presence brings out the best in people or destroys them. The fear of disappointing her at all gets... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2015 at write2think
Movie posters are supposed to sum up the feelings of an entire movie. Just a single frame, carefully manipulated to get you interested in seeing the other frames of a film. For the 1999 film Office Space, the poster reads across the bottom "Work Sucks".This satirical film, on the American... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2015 at write2think
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