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Gentrification

July 1, 2017 Gentrification Gentrification comes from the old French word genterise, which means “of gentle birth.”  The term refers to the process of renovating poor urban neighborhoods. Gentrification can be seen as an attempt to beautify or civilize the … Continue reading

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Think On These Things

Think on These Things By Jiddu Krishnamurti, 1964 Self-Knowledge comes when you observe yourself in a relationship with your situation, you teachers are all those around you. It comes when you observe the manner of another, his gestures, the way … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Black

Orange is the New Black This week has been a grimm week in prison. First we watched Orange is the New Black and then Season 3 of Grimm. Though the completely different shows, the two do share a certain black … Continue reading

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Twenty-Something

  Twenty-Something   Twenty-Something: Why Do Young Adults Seem So Stuck by Robin Henig and Samantha Henig came out in 2013.  Many Millennials are living in their parent’s basement, eating ramen noodles and sometimes even on food stamps.   Why is … Continue reading

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If Only

If Only If Only: How To Turn Regret Into Opportunity by Neal Roese, PhD came out in 2005.  In his book Roese introduces the ideas of Counterfactuals.  A Counterfactual is a product of what might commonly be called imagination.  Counterfactuals … Continue reading

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Why I’m Poor

Why I’m Poor It used to be that you couldn’t find yourself in poverty unless you couldn’t or didn’t want to work.  Generally the unemployed were mentally or physically handicapped.  Sometimes they were alcoholics or drug addicts.  Mostly they were … Continue reading

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