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    Traditional Circle

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    In my last AGPP class on December 13th I co-kept a circle with Professor Lukens. Prof. Lukens and I met twice before the circle to review the opening, questions, and closing of the circle. She had a talking piece picked out and we borrowed a piece of cloth to use as a centerpiece. Using some notes from the training I attended with Kay Pranis, I created a handout with a description of what a balanced circle looks like (i.e. getting acquainted, building relationships, addressing issues, developing action plans) the various types of circles, and the traditional circle outline. We sat on opposite sides of the room and began with a short description about what circles are and the type of circle that we would be using. I officially opened the circle reading a quote. The first and only main question of the circle that I asked was “what is your passion, specifically regarding being a social worker?” Prof. Lukens and I decided that one of us should…

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    The Circle By Dave Eggers

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    Summary of “The Circle by Dave Eggers” till page 385 Book 2, Part 1 The book “The Circle” describes about the Mae Holland, who works a full-time employee at the circle. It was stated that, 90% of Washington had gone transparent, and Mae has 2.1 million followers with a top 10 rank. In this book 2, Mae was given an assignment to broadcast the Stenton’s new aquarium, which feeds shark. The chosen aquarium is transparent to view the shark and its food consumption. As the shark feeding was coming…

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    personal, and as the inherent nature of technology continues to progress, this threat will only become more of a reality. Dave Eggers illustrates this pseudo-utopian world in his novel, The Circle, where his characters are dependent upon technology to the utmost degree. An analytical question would be: would the technology mentioned in The Circle be worth implementing in today’s society? Our protagonist, Mae Holland, runs us through her everyday observations and thoughts while she works at the…

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    Three Circles Analysis I selected analyze the company Netflix, utilize a three circles analysis to address, the team’s consensus of what the most important customer’s needs or wants, from the product or service. The second circle represents the team’s view of how customers perceive the company’s offerings. The third circle represents the strategists’ view(s) of how customers perceive the offerings of the company’s competitors. The details are included after the example of the diagram of a three…

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    Overall, I enjoyed the Circle Training - on both a practical level in regards to facilitating trainings and on a more personal level. I both appreciate and have some challenging thoughts regarding the basics of circle practices: the talking piece and the circle. I can wholeheartedly appreciate both and believe that they can help to facilitate more substantial conversations, peace making, etc. However, I also wonder how much of the belief that talking pieces and circles are essential is more of a…

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    The novel The Circle by Dave Eggers, is seen as a governmental operation that is corrupted through the internet in your social accounts, in which it lets everyone know your information and life beyond it. The main idea from it is its meaning of what is good or bad. With the data people receive throughout their lives on the internet like what they choose as passwords, or statements that they receive from banks, what they post online, and the health care or records they have all go into one…

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    The circle Argumentative Essay The Circle by Dave Eggers is about the circle which is a technology company that finds new innovative ways to change the world. Its main goal is to complete the circle and have everyone connected using their technology. They recruit and hire people that have the same mindset as them and will do whatever it takes to complete the Circle, mae was hired for this very reason. Mercer, maes ex-boyfriend and wants to get away from the chaotic, technological world that…

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    Arctic Circle Conflict

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    The Arctic Circle in recent years has been the source of international conflict as natural resources are discovered and climate change is impacting the indigenous people, wildlife, and changing the arctic environment. The current governing body, the Arctic Council, and global agreements and treaties are not adequately protecting the Arctic environment. After examining the various conventions and treaties that have been made in effort to govern the Arctic Circle, it is evident that some…

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    Throughout Dave Egger’s life, he has come across many influences to inspire him in his art work, and becoming the well-known writer that he is today. Dave Egger’s wrote the Circle, to show the limitless of technology in society. While writing the Circle, one of his biggest influences were the rise of technology, people in his life, and how society is becoming unpliable from technology. Dave Egger was born on March 12, 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts. His father was an attorney and his mother was a…

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    energetic child who likes to get involved in hands-on activities. In playschool he always has a positive attitude towards learning and never hesitates to experiment outside his comfort zones for example playing with other little friends. He is a fast learner which further develops his interests in a variety of activities. However this also means that he gets tired of things rather quickly. After observing him for some time it can be concluded that his favourite activities include building…

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