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Underlying La Mujer Cósmica For Compassion's Sake Our Workers Are MORE Than Cogs! "Hit The Road Jack!" Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2016 at write2think
La Mujer Cósmica, translated from Spanish as "Cosmic Woman," is a mural painted in San Diego's famed Chicano Park by Esteban Villa as a "...[universal] Mother Earth metaphor" for humanity (Latorre, Walls of Empowerment). Laden with political and religious symbolism, Villa's artwork demonstrates the popularized ideologies held by the artists... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2016 at write2think
In his lecture A kinder, gentler philosophy of success philosopher Alain de Botton presents a disturbing claim about the epidemic of suicide in modern meritocratic societies. He argues that suicides are greater in these nations because people take their fortune (ie. what's happened to them) extremely personally. Gone are the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2016 at write2think
In light of arguments for efficiency and an increasing demand for highly skilled experienced professionals in the workforce, there has been a shift in thought about how to approach higher education. The standard four-year model could be reshaped to pump out qualified professionals in as little time as possible. But... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2016 at write2think
In a parallel universe, free of the constructs of wealth and other practical responsibilities, I'd chose to live my life as a multi-genre traveling musician. Through the years, going through albums and genres like fads, I’ve always held the view that the ideal musician shouldn’t be confined to fame or... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2016 at write2think
“Your Spock brain can operate as either ‘mindless’ or ‘mindful’ ” is how Bain opens up when introducing the psychologist Ellen Langer’s explanation as to how the rational complex brain works (Bain 73). And the term that stands out for consistently presenting itself in my own life is the “mindless... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2016 at write2think
The book I chose is called College Physics: A strategic Approach and it introduces the beginning concepts of the higher level physics required in architectural engineering. This textbook covers everything from “Force and Motion” to the basic theories of “Modern Physics”, such as quantum physics and relativity (1). What this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2016 at write2think
The one scene in particular in Office Space that drives home the motives for work for the main characters Peter, Michael, and Samir is the scene where they all conspire to steal money from their place of employment Initech, and then actually go through with the plan. In this scene... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2016 at write2think
The “Sky is the Limit”, or at least it is when there aren’t any assholes to drag you down. That’s the main point that Rebelution wants you to believe and implies when it says there’s “no time for the wicked.” Rebelution hits the nail on the head when it tell... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2016 at write2think
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