Katherine McCartan replied to Katherine McCartan's discussion Poking a Dead Frog
"“People quit because it’s really hard. It’s hard not to have a house, hard not to have money, hard not to have insurance, hard not to be married, hard to have your parents ask you every day what you’re going to do with your life. It’s hard to wait t…"
Nov 18, 2016
Katherine McCartan replied to Seb Hamilton's discussion Packing for Mars
"Is it worth the deaths of animals and people, as well as the billions of dollars spent to explore space, when there are people starving and poor on Earth?"
Oct 25, 2016
Katherine McCartan replied to Kalina Schoenfeld's discussion Reality Is Broken
"Despite the massive increase of gaming, there's still a connotation for gamers (think basement dwelling Dorito's lovers). How might society's view of gamers change as gaming becomes more common?"
Oct 25, 2016
Katherine McCartan posted a discussion
“We had to air two episodes back-to-back. The first was scheduled to be the biggest episode we’d ever done—the wedding of Leslie Knope and Ben Wyatt, years in the making, very emotional, and obviously and benchmark episode for the show. The second o…
Oct 25, 2016
Katherine McCartan replied to Katherine McCartan's discussion The Power of Habit
"“Obviously, changing some habits can be more difficult. But this framework is a place to start. Sometimes change takes a long time. Sometimes it requires repeated experiments and failures. But once you understand how a habit operates—once you diagno…"
Oct 5, 2016
Katherine McCartan replied to Katherine McCartan's discussion The Power of Habit
"It seems like students should be habit experts, we do the same routine from eight to three, five days a week. But, according to a study done by the Born This Way Foundation, "tired", "bored", and "stressed" were the top three words students used to…"
Oct 5, 2016
Katherine McCartan replied to Katherine McCartan's discussion The Power of Habit
"The habit loop is an important point in The Power of Habit. It has three parts: a cue, routine, and reward. This is the format for a habit, so for me, a bad habit is being on technology while falling asleep. The cue is being tired, the routine is ge…"
Oct 5, 2016
Katherine McCartan replied to Katherine McCartan's discussion The Power of Habit
"Changing a habit is like the first chapter in a self help book on clearance: accept that you have a problem. Identifying the unhealthy habits is often the easy part. They’re unhappy with their job, appearance, or feel their life is off track. The re…"
Oct 5, 2016
Katherine McCartan replied to Seb Hamilton's discussion It's Complicated
"How might a parent protect their children from the more dangerous aspects of the internet, like predators, if a child's privacy is more protected?"
Sep 19, 2016
Katherine McCartan replied to Kalina Schoenfeld's discussion "My Age of Anxiety"
"How might Stossel's anxiety appear to others, who don't understand the depth of his condition, and see it as nerves?"
Sep 19, 2016
Katherine McCartan posted discussions
Sep 19, 2016
Katherine McCartan replied to William Polking's discussion Pleasantville response
"We’d all like to believe that we write our own script, and that we have the power to control our choices and have free will. Other factors play in for some, God, fate, luck, and circumstance. However, I think one of the biggest, unconscious writers…"
May 20, 2016
Katherine McCartan posted a discussion
In my defense, eighth grade Katherine thought this song was really hardcore. It's very 2013, but I heard it again recently and I relate it to my feelings about the school year ending and summer starting. It's very similar to the style of Twenty One…
May 19, 2016
Katherine McCartan replied to William Polking's discussion Truman Show response
""We accept the world with which we're presented."
I think this concept is often true, because it's what we're comfortable with. If we are faced with a different notion of how our world works, it scares us. I feel like this is especially important in…"
May 5, 2016
Katherine McCartan replied to Lauren Kovarna's discussion Beyonce's 'Lemonade'
"I really loved what she did with Formation, so I'm really excited to take some time and watch this eventually. Poor Rachel Ray though, a lot of people are thinking she was cooking up something besides vegan lasagna."
Apr 27, 2016
Katherine McCartan posted a discussion
Summer can't get here fast enough, o I was shopping on American Eagle, looking at swim suits, and I was completely surprised when I looked at the first image. The model actually...looked like a normal girl. Her skin wasn't flawless and bronzed, you…
Apr 8, 2016
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