Blog #49: First Techne Check-In W/ Olivia :P

Olivia’s techne: tailoring and upcycling clothing Olivia has been researching and watching tutorials on how to take in clothes and alter them. She has also been researching places to get renewably sourced clothing, which I think is very admirable. She has been purchasing clothing from sites from Depop, Poshmark, ect. (second-hand stores). She even got […]

Blog #43: Please don’t make us sing these out loud

A potential verse for the song “Just Another Holy Man” by Floyd Red Crow, but about Copernicus: There was a man named Nicolaus CopernicusWho knew the golden sun did not revolve around us Found the glow was at the center The heliocentric universe was much better Religious leaders were not progressiveThey thought Copernicus was too […]

Blog #42: Trying to understand the Sun, Line, and Cave

“A line is cut into two unequal parts, and each of them is divided again in the same proportion. The two main divisions correspond to the intelligible world and to the visible world. One section in the visible division consists of images, that is,shadows and reflections, and is accessed through imagination. The other, higher section […]

Blog #41: We’re not the center of the universe.

The geocentric model was developed by Ptolemy in the 2nd century CE and it was widely accepted for over 1500 years. People believed that the sun, and the other stars and planets revolved around the Earth, hence “geocentric”. People simply saw that the stars were in a different place each night and assumed that they […]

Make-up blog: Analyzing a quote from The Republic.

“Isn’t it really the public who say this who are themselves Sophists on a grand scale…” (214, The Republic) Who is talking: Socrates Explanation and analysis of the quote: Socrates is trying to explain to Adeimantus that good characters can only remain good if they are brought up properly and raised in an environment that […]