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By Nicole Caldwell

Highbrow arguments by myself won't sway the dominant paradigm; to be prompted to create switch, humans needs to be moved. artwork has the ability to notify, impression, and encourage. The inventive impulse can, relatively actually, swap the world.

Better explores the intersection of sustainability and artwork, exhibiting how every one folks can reinvent our lives as our best creative fulfillment. awarded within the context of the original tale of higher Farm, a blueprint for environmentally wakeful dwelling initially tested as an intentional group, this strange advisor blends thought with sensible, hands-on, DIY rules to incite your individual inventive adventures, including:

Upcycling trash into treasure
Turning your fish tank right into a garden
Making your backyard or balcony a piece of art

Better is a concrete software of the higher thought, which perspectives each experience—good or bad—as a chance for exponential own development. choked with existence classes and assistance for making any way of life extra sustainable, whereas drawing on everyone's inherent creativity, this designated ebook presents the foundation to dwell extra easily, take extra percentages, and interact extra with the wildlife. A must-read for a person who questions the aim of the day-by-day grind or grapples with the necessity for extra which means in his or her life.

Nicole Caldwell is the co-founder of higher Farm, a sixty-five-acre sustainability campus, natural farm, and artists' colony serving as a blueprint for environmentally wide awake dwelling. Her writings were featured in mom Earth information, Reader's Digest, and day trip ny, between others.

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5 • (3, 4) 4 3 2 1 -5 -4 -3 -2 -1 1 2 3 4 5 -1 -2 • (1, −2) -3 -4 -5 Fig. 1. The rate of change between (−2, 4) and (0, −2) is Average rate of change = m = y2 − y1 −2 − 4 −6 −3 = = = = −3. x2 − x1 0 − (−2) 2 1 CHAPTER 1 Slope and Rate of Change 33 Between x = −2 and x = 0, the average decrease of the function is 3 as x increases by 1.

5 4 3 2 • (2, 1) 1 -5 -4 -3 -2 -1 1 2 3 4 5 -1 (−1, −2) • -2 -3 • (0, −3) -4 -5 Fig. 10. The point (−1, −2) is on the graph, so f (−1) = −2. The point (0, −3) is on the graph, so f (0) = −3. The point (2, 1) is on the graph, so f (2) = 1. 11 is the graph of a function f (x). Find f (4), f (−3), and f (−4). The point (4, 1) is on the graph, so f (4) = 1.

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