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Month: November 2018

Habits of the creative mind essay draft 2

Habits of the creative mind essay draft 2

Joey Abely November 28, 2018 Dr. Drown   English – 122 Habits of Joey Abely’s Mind High school English class was a mess; teachers teach students to actively read and annotate an article by underlining half of the material, write in five paragraph essays, and never write in the first person. All of these were cemented into my head, a mindless memorization of going through the same process and same habits every day at noon when I had the class…

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400-500 word Habits of the creative mind essay draft 1

400-500 word Habits of the creative mind essay draft 1

Joey Abely November 28, 2018 Dr. Drown   English – 122 Habits of Joey Abely’s Mind High school English class was a mess; teachers teach students to actively read and annotate an article by underlining half of the material, write in five paragraph essays, and never write in the first person. All of these were cemented into my head, a mindless memorization of going through the same process and same habits every day at noon when I had the class…

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Final draft

Final draft

Joey Abely 11/11/2018 Dr. Drown English – 122   Human Encroachment into Dangerous Minds     A mastermind was born; the product of Harvard and the University of Michigan, Ted Kaczynski. Was he too smart for his own good? How can someone hide for so long from highly paid professionals, the best the world has to offer, and not get caught? I explored many passages on the Unabomber over one main question, “How did he get away with sending these…

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Unabomber draft 2

Unabomber draft 2

Joey Abely 11/11/2018 Dr. Drown English – 122   Hiding… But from what?   A mastermind was born; the product of Harvard and the University of Michigan, Ted Kaczynski. Was he too smart for his own good? How can someone hide for so long from highly paid professionals, the best the world has to offer, and not get caught? I explored many passages on the Unabomber over one main question, “How did he get away with sending these deadly packages…

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In class 11/12/2018

In class 11/12/2018

“What is the compelling problem, question, puzzle, contradiction or ambiguity” are you exploring in your project? Who (what type of person or reader) would be compelled by an exploration of it? How can you make it compelling to your audience? The compelling problem is; “society is too advanced and is becoming more advanced every day”. The people that would be most compelled by the exploration of this would be the whole general population. It would be the whole general population…

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Draft 1 Unabomber

Draft 1 Unabomber

Joey Abely 11/11/2018 Dr. Drown English – 122   Hiding… But from what?     A mastermind was born; the product of Harvard and the University of Michigan, Ted Kaczynski. Was he too smart for his own good? How can someone hide for so long from highly paid professionals, the best the world has to offer, and not get caught? I explored many passages on the Unabomber over one main question, “How did he get away with sending these deadly…

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creative reading

creative reading

Joey Abely 11/8/2018 Dr. Drown English-122 I was given an assignment to choose and read an article in my english class and I am really getting into it. The article is called The Unabomber was Right, the author is  Kevin Kelly and he is doing an extraordinary job at keeping me on the edge of my seat and engaged in his writing. I was reading the article and then all of the sudden a question popped into my head, “Who…

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thinking in dark times

thinking in dark times

What ideas about “double-talk” and “fake news” will you take to heart as in your civic role as a citizen (or if you’re not a citizen, as a person with an interest in shaping the future of our society)? What ideas did you find challenging to accept? What connections can you draw between your work in our course and Dr. Berkowitz’s ideas about the “practice of thinking”?   Basic overall concept: How justice is made present in the world. “As…

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post conference report 2

post conference report 2

Joey Abely Conference Two Report & Reflection Feedback Report Report the goals for improvement you had set for yourself after Conference Two. Summarize the feedback you received during your conference, paying attention both to feedback about new learning and improvement (or lack thereof) on habits, skills and techniques you needed to work on after Conference One. You received feedback on your writing process, your reading process, your current abilities to integrate your own ideas with those of others, and your…

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