Linnea Ashley on January 25th, 2007

The “tipping point” is an interesting concept…the idea that things happen not solely or even mostly because of some genetic makeup but as the result of other things…like context. The book references something called the “broken window theory”. Essentially, bad things happen in places where it looks like it won’t matter anyway. If the ground […]

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Linnea Ashley on October 16th, 2006

Australia is in the middle of a drought. I’m not talking no rain this year…I’m talking no rain for some years. I’m not sure of the exact number now – and I’m too lazy to look it up, but on the Today Show Australia they had a rather long segment complete with dust blowing behind […]

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Linnea Ashley on August 15th, 2006

it’s a book i’m reading for a class. i’ve been trying to read it since last year but never could throw myself into it. around chapter 3 it kicks into high gear and begins to feel more relevant and pull itself together. the whole idea of the book is to explain the history of the […]

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