The use of rhetoric in writing fascinates me because it brings a new understanding to the way we define a purpose.
The familiar spaces in our everyday lives are no longer regulated to limit us within a single dimensional world of home, transport, work, schools, food places and travel. Today, we frequently inhabit growing virtual places through the world wide web and online or video gaming. A Real Space as Any Other “Current internet user figures … Continue reading The Double Edge Sword of Rhetoric is Tempered by Ethical Writing Practices [Blog Entry 8]
Space can easily be defined as the physical and social spheres in which we all experience the everyday activities of our lives (Lefebvre). People who visit public parks for leisure and relaxation move within that space according to their choice of activities or purposes. Similarly, internet users visit website destinations and move within that online … Continue reading Why We Need More Discourse on Public Spaces [Blog Entry 7]
“We are caught in a hybrid compromise between knowledge and the aesthetic,” where reality is framed for the masses on a stage (Lefebvre) 2000:132). The entrance I use to gain access to the Wekiva River is the main entrance of the Wekiwa State Park at 1800 Wekiwa Circle in Apopka. There are kayakers use many … Continue reading Representations of Space: An Analysis of Perceived Spaces in our Day to Day lives (Blog#6)
As Americans continue to consume a steady diet of digital content each day their appetite only increases. The technological race of the late 20th and early 21st century had an end goal in invention and innovation to provide solutions and tools to accomplish greater work capacity and make tasks simpler for us. The massive onslaught … Continue reading The Roles of the Digital Native and Digital Immigrant in the Digital Era (Blog #5)
I always enter the Wekiva River through the Wekiwa State Park’s main entrance at 1800 Wekiwa Circle in Apopka. This is the only option for anyone arriving by car. As I don’t own a kayak or boat, I cannot use any of the river’s launch sites and this will always be the entrance I use … Continue reading Perceived Spaces: How we move through the spaces we inhabit (blog #4)
Every time my daughter came home from college she would sit on the lawn in the middle of our backyard and just stare at the stars overhead. She used to say; “Mom, Tampa skies are far too bright to see the stars, this is what I miss about home,” that was five years ago. Today when … Continue reading Bringing Back Dark Nights and the Evolution of Urban Spaces (Blog #3)
Our individual perception of events as they relate to the spaces we inhabit and our identity are integral parts of the individual self which is a construct of time. The factors and dynamics involved in causal events contains contingent conditions without which these events may not occur or affect our lives the way they have.1 … Continue reading Rhetoric Symbolic Action to Foster a Community [blog #2]