Meet the dog of many names! When we adopted Foxy, our lovely little Chihuahua-Pomeranian, as a puppy 8 years ago (oh my goodness, she's old), her name was Foxy Lady. About 6 years ago, one of my sister's friends said something along the lines of "Waxy! What a cute name for a dog!" and we … Continue reading Meet Foxy!
Meet Annabelle! Annabelle is the newest addition to our family. She was a "foster gone wrong," meaning we were supposed to only keep her until she found a fur-ever home, but ending up actually being her fur-ever home! She is a great dog, but still learning to play nicely with our other pets. My family … Continue reading Meet Annabelle!
At some point in one of my classes over the past few weeks, I wrote a sticky note that said, “reason vs. tradition?” and stuck it in my planner. I usually write notes with prompts of things that I want to either blog about or talk about with my boyfriend that could potentially stem into … Continue reading Deviance
In my last couple of posts, I wrote about a few philosophical theories pertaining to environmental ethics. I wrote about the theory of Reverence for Life and Land Ethic. In studying these two things, I have become more aware of a somethings about me that I have ignored for a long time. I am not only … Continue reading The Importance Of Being Connected To Nature
This post contains objective and subjective content based off of Aldo Leopold's Land Ethic. I highly recommend reading Leopold's essay on his theory of Land Ethic for a more complete account of his thoughts on the topic. The definition of the term “ethics” varies between its uses in philosophy and ecology. In ecology, an ethic is acknowledging … Continue reading Land Ethic
"Hello, my name is Emily and I am addicted to Target." Yes, it's true. I am guilty of spending copious amounts of money at Target. I am usually one to avoid impulse buys but every once in awhile I will alot $10 for frivolous spending in the Target dollar section. (Maybe it is not an … Continue reading Target Dollar Rack Impulse Buys
This post relays objective and subjective knowledge of an essay by Albert Schweitzer on his theory of "reverence for life." To view the essay, click here. Albert Schweitzer, a German philosopher, developed a theory he called “reverence for life” which was based off of a philosophical view called biocentrism. Biocentrism is a view which holds that … Continue reading Reverence For Life