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  • Archetypes, Not Stereotypes

    What is an archetype? Not to get confused with stereotypes, an archetype is, according to Dictionary.com, “An original model after which other similar things are patterned. In the psychology of Carl Jung,…

  • Archetypes, not sterotypes

    The first topic or discussion that we had in class was about Archetypes and stereotypes. When I first arrived in this class I didn’t really know what to expect until he started…

  • Nerd is Subjective

    When we look into our own culture and see the typical “nerd” what do we actually mean by this?  Why are we placing this title to someone we have never even seen,…

  • The 7 Contraxioms: The Future

    Four years ago, the future for me, along with many other seniors in high school, was to go to college and get a degree.  “I’ve got plenty of time to figure out…

  • Archetypes

    The topic discussed in class was archetypes vs. stereotypes. We mainly focused on nerds and geeks. So is there really a difference between a geek and a nerd? Some may say yes,…

  • Archetypes as a Programmer

    Good morning folks, In this blog, I am going to be discussing archetypes from the viewpoint that I have as a programmer and argue as to why I believe the stereotypes that…

  • Pilot (Chapter One)

    So what really makes someone a geek? What makes someone a nerd? Is there even a difference? These are fairly normal questions to ask, but we have a tendency to answer them…

  • Contraxioms: A Conceptual Framework

    When looking at a list of strengths from the Gallup Strengthfinders test, one of the strengths is Futuristic.  The definition for this strength is, “People strong in the Futuristic theme are inspired by…

  • The One with the Archetypes

    Most everyone with some sort of grip on pop culture and social norms has seen The Office and would agree that Michael Scott, manager of a fictional paper company called Dunder Mifflin, is the…