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  1. Aug 2017
    1. The trend of deeply negative reporting still serves the corporate culture, because if people just feel doom and gloom, then you might as well just keep buying a bunch of crap, eat hamburgers, and chain smoke cigarettes because there's no future anyway.

      This is so important to note. This is in a way is comparable to the Rebound Effect squared. Where the Rebound Effect goes mostly unnoticed and takes places on a subconscious level, this is rather a "Well, f**k it then...", which is more severe...

  2. Oct 2016
    1. In the mountains, there you feel free.

      Interesting break from the aforementioned cruelty that April brings. What is it about the mountains that generate that feeling of being free? Perhaps having nothing or nobody to disturb the peace and solitude found there. Maybe is suggests optimism or hopefulness such as was discussed in class with the discussion on specks of light. It briefly pulls away from the gloom by offering romanticism instead.

    2.   April is the cruellest month, breeding

      April is the cruelest month in that weather conditions are known to be less forgiving; rain messes up terrain, and some places deal with snow instead. Nonetheless the rain nourishes plants and pastures, and more life comes from what has died prior.