Monthly Archives: Jun 2010

>qotd–hayes and smith–choice

>choice–‘it is essential that human beings learn to do what all the other creatures on the planet do with ease, even though our chatterbox minds keep going on and on about everything we do. it is essential because without choice, … Continue reading

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>act–ch. 11–values, direction, choices

>’values are chosen life directions.’ [p. 155][jun 18] direction you don’t get a value, you don’t possess it,  it’s a verb, not a noun it’s something you do, not possess they never end, you’re never finished choice choices aren’t reasoned … Continue reading

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>on limits to human understanding

>my brain can only handle so much of a certain thing. apparently.when it gets be too much it fabricates, or shuts down completely.this explains a lot. but helps me the least.like why things don’t always add up. or suddenly shift,or … Continue reading

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>4 texts on the go

> rute — >bed  , <lunch py   — >lunch, <supper act  — >supper,<9 tdsr3— >9,     <bed

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>qotd–john davis–reality n giving n choice n act

>[beatles’ final words:] And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make.  But I think there’s a great truth there.  Most of us on the planet aim to get, take, acquire, have, possess.  The … Continue reading

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>roll to brock–library card

>i rolled to brock yesterday afternoon and took the j block entrance to avoid construction. i picked up my card from alumni relations, and headed to the library. dodging a few book carts, i found davis’ 2010 edition of the … Continue reading

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>qotd–jouanno and ranganathan–threat to biodiversity

>”Unlike the impacts of climate change, biodiversity – and the ecosystem services it harbours – disappears in a mostly silent, local and anonymous fashion. This may explain in part why the devastation of nature has triggered fewer alarm bells than … Continue reading

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>wotd–‘normal’

>our sense of the word entered english 1840-1860. before that, a norm was a carpenter’s square. as my grade 8 english teacher, mr cosgrove, used to ask, what is normal?

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>disability reading

>i’m reading about disabilities; i’m talking to profs; tomorrow i get my library card; wes is coming to brock; chloe is absorbed by pioneer days 200 years ago; cady’ll drive to see me this summer. patience, iago, patience.

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>accessibility versus carbon footprint

>so, what if you have a disability and your accessibility requires or even legislates power assistive devices, such as doors. what does that do to your carbon footprint?

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