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The Danger of Total Equality

April 24, 2020

Hello my name is Ashlyn Tharington and I will be analyzing the short story Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut.    This short story takes place in a dystopian society where a decree ordered by the government forces all citizens to … Read more

Is There a Link Between Intelligence and Depression?

February 12, 2020

Recent studies show that there is a correlation between intelligence and psychological/physiological disorders. Ruth Karpinski and other researchers at Pitzer College found that people with a higher IQ tend to have overexcitabilities (heightened response to stimuli), causing them to feel … Read more

Second Week of Class Overview

January 20, 2020

As we left the first week of class behind, we diverged from basic topics and began to dig into the specific class content and activities.    Tuesday’s class consisted of a deeper dive into our assigned readings from the Tar … Read more