Reflection 1

The last few classes of the Human Survival FSEM has been incredibly eventful. ¬†My favorite part of it so far was the second class (first hands-on one) where we split into groups of 4 and made fire. ¬†My group was able to make it and truly understood how difficult it really is to make a […]

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Reflection on weeks 1-4

In these first weeks of Human Survival, I have learned many things about how life must have been like thousands of years ago. ¬†Thinking about the grueling process of spinning thread to make any sort of clothing or cloth for everyday use seems like it would have taken eternity. ¬†The dying process probably took many […]

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Reflection #1

I’ve enjoyed the first weeks of this course, mostly surprised either by the difficulty or the time-consuming factor of the activity. Where in today‚Äôs world it would have taken me about ten minutes to get a couple of items of clothing, it would have taken me about ten times as much only to produce the […]

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The First Few Weeks

So far, this class has been a lot of fun and a great learning experience. Learning to make a fire with only friction was something that I had wanted to do for the better half of my life. After many trials and fantastic effort from each member of my group, we were finally able to […]

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