Commonplace Book Entry #7: Fleming Quote

” [A]n education [. . .] that was designed to support a truly direct, deliberative democracy [. . .] would be an education oriented to the ‘strong publics’ of decision-making rather than the ‘weak publics’ of opinion formation.” (205) In this quote, Fleming comments on education and how he believes it should allow individuals to form […]

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Commonplace Book Entry # 6: Paramedic Method

Prepositional Phrases Linking Verbs Original Paragraph: Built in 1968, Potomac Gardens Apartments is a public housing project owned by the District of Columbia Housing Authority. The complex is located at 1225 G Street SE,  just thirteen blocks southeast of the United States Capitol Building. The 352 units that make up the complex are divided into […]

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Commonplace Book: Entry 3

“Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” – Cesar Cruz Root Sentence: Art (noun) should (verb) comfort and disturb (describes the verb) “the disturbed” and “the comfortable” describe who art should comfort and disturb. “and” is a coordinating conjunction used to combine both parts of the sentence. New Sentence: Innovation must strengthen the […]

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Commonplace Book Entry 2: The Conversation

Bolded sentences = “I say” “Legal scholars addressing constraints on behavior traditionally focus on regulation through law, which is often termed simply “regulation.” However, as Lawrence Lessing has asserted, tools besides law may constrain or regulate behavior, and those tools function as additional forms of regulation. These include norms, markets, and architecture. While many legal […]

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