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Reflective Thinking on Article Analysis

Please read the chapter attached. The reflection should address the following:
1. With what question does this chapter leave you?
2. What line of text "strikes" you? From ... Wow! What insight!! To ... You must be kidding!!
Comment on your selection.
3. How does this discussion relate to your "reality"? ("It doesn't..." isn't an acceptable answer-re-read the chapter to discover something that relates)
4. Other thoughts ....

Write as much as you wish (covering the above issues, of course).Quantity is not the issue - reflection thinking is. This is NOT an analysis of what the author is saying - rather it is REFLECTION of what it means in your life. How does it apply to your life?
Below is the link for the first chapter:

http://www.shkaminski.com/Classes/Readings/Whyte.htm

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1. With what question does this chapter leave you?

The question that the chapter leaves me with is, if it is so hard to be happy at work, what is the answer. The chapter specifically mentions "the difficulty and drama at work". At a workplace, there should be no drama. At work, you should be focused on the task at hand, completing an assignment given to you. It is so hard to ever determine what will happen in the future. That is why it is hard to make heads or tails of why we place so much of our faith in our current employment. If you cannot find peace at your workplace, a place that you spend more time then at home, where can you be happy at, without difficulty and drama?

2. What line of text "strikes" you? From ... Wow! What insight!! To ... You must be kidding!!
Comment on your selection.

The line of text that strikes me is:
"Despite everything our inheritance may tell us, work is not and never has been the very center of the human universe; and the ...

Solution Summary

This solution discusses reflective thinking. Questions the chapters leaves are determined.

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