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Planned Obsolescence: Understanding the Experiences of Life

»Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in understanding the experiences of life | 0 comments

Planned Obsolescence: Understanding the Experiences of Life

“Planned obsolescence” my friend said to me in our conversation regarding the brand new vehicle he is driving. Catching my imagination with his turn of a phrase, and understanding the experiences of life are there for my benefit, I began to mull over this idea.  Obsolescence is the state of being which occurs when an object, service, or practice is no longer wanted even though it may still be in good working order. This describes the vehicle I drive, a 1984 El Camino, which I am very fond of and desire to renovate. Planned obsolescence in industrial design is a policy of planning or designing a product with a limited useful life, so it will become obsolete, that is, unfashionable or no longer functional after a certain period of time. Planned...

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Joy: Reflecting on Scripture

»Posted by on Jan 5, 2014 in reflecting on scripture | 0 comments

Joy: Reflecting on Scripture

Have you ever anticipated an event with great excitement? Did you put a huge amount of preparation into getting ready for this event?  And when it was over, were you disappointed that it ended? Did you feel sad after it was over? Was it hard to get back into your regular routine? Recently, I had the opportunity to go out with a friend and participate in a social activity. Representing an extremely rare opportunity for me and desiring to make the most of it, I threw myself into preparation because, in my opinion, planning always increases the enjoyment of any event. My preparations included: getting my nails done having my hair highlighted finding just the right outfit to wear thinking of a special gift for my friend packing the charger for my phone The event...

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