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E – Echo


  • An Earthship is a type of passive solar house that is made of both natural and upcycled materials such as earth-packed tires, pioneered by architect Michael Reynolds.
  • There’s an Academy program – teaching you everything you need to know to venture off on your own and start creating your own beauties. 
  • Location – middle of nowhere near Mexico. (scary thought to those residing outside of the particular country with limiting fascilities and transport possibilities.)
  • Ground 0.00% living home, allowing for sustainable living.
  • Pheonix Earthship
  • Freeville Earthship
  • Waybee Earthship
  • The Picuris Earthship
  • The Lemuria Earship
  • The Hobbit House
  1. Passive thermal heating and cooling
  2. Building with recycled and natural materials
  3. Power from the sun and wind
  4. Harvesting rain water
  5. Grow your own food
  6. Contained sewage treatment


  • make ( something) clear, explain.


  • the process of passing legislation.
  • an instance of acting something out.


  • the action of giving someone support, confidence or hope.
  • the raise of someone’s confidence.
  • inspire with spirit.


  • an arrangement to do something or go somewhere at a fixed time.
  • to do something at a particular time.


  • charming and attractive.
  • tending to draw favourable attention or interest : fascinating.
  • to participate, or become involved.


  • the fact of having a right to something.


  • the activity of setting yp a business, taking on financial risk in the hope of profit.
  • business man / woman.
  • a person who works in commerce, especially at executive level.


  • the theory of knowledge, especially with regard to the methods, validity, and scope, and the disctinction between justified belief and opinion.
  • a branch of philosophy that investigates the origin, nature, methods, and limits of humand knowledge – moral centered and historical study.
  • helps understand cultural differences.


  • a set of moral principles, especially ones relating to or a affirming a special group, field or form of conduct.
  • the branch of knowledge dealing with moral principles.


  • a deep sense of meaning and of contribution to worthy projects and causes, particularly, your intergenerational family.


  • a philosophy that emphasizes individual existence, freedom and choice. It is the view that humans define their own meaning in life and try to make rational decisions despite existing in an irrational universe.
  • Does NOT support :
  • wealth, pleasure, or honour make the good life.
  • social values and structural control the individual.
  • accept what is and that is enough in life.
  • science can and will make everything better.
  • people are basically good, but ruined by societty or external forces.


  • the state of having no protection from something harmful.
  • the revelation of something secret, especially something embarassing or damaging.


  • the action of making none one’s thoughts and feelings.
  • the act of saying what you think or showing how you feel using words or actions.
  • theacti of conceying or representing in words, art, music, movement of rural values.


  • a vigorous or determined attempt.
  • work done by the mind and body : energy used to do something; a serious attempt.

Effectiveness vs. Efficiency

  • EFFECTIVENESS : the degree to which something is producing a desired result : success.
  • EFFICIENCY : the state or quality of being efficient, Able to accomplish something with the least waste of time and effort; competency in performance.
  • Performing or functioning in the best possible manner with the least waste of time and effort.
  • Being effective is about doing the right things.
  • Being efficient is about doing things right.


  • a vigorous or determined attempt.
  • work done by the mind and body : energy used to do something; a serious attempt.


  • graceful and stylish in appearance or manner.
  • (of a specific theory or solution to a problem) pleasingly ingenius and simple.

Emotional Intelligence ( EQ)

  • one’s self – knowledge, self- awareness, social sensitivity, empathy and the ability to communicate successfully with others. It’s a sense of timing and social appropriateness, and having the courage to acknowledge weaknesses and express and respect differences.
  • Right Brain Capacity :more Creative, sensing and holistic.
  • Left Brain Capacity : more analytical, linear thinking language,reason and logic.
  • Combining thinking and feeling creates better balance, judgement and wisdom.
  • Emotional competencies can add to productiveness.


  • an increase or improvement in quality, value, or extent.
  • to make something better.


  • a project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one and requires energy.
  • a business or company (start – up.)
  • a willingness to take on a new project.


  • the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changes throughout history.
  • study of the history and derivations of the words.


  • being the same in quantitiy, size, degree, or value, or number.
  • having the ability or resources to meet ( a challenge.)
  • a person or thing that is the same as another in status and quality.


  • the intrinsic nature or indispensable quality of something, especially something abstract, which determines its character.
  • an extract or concentrate obtained from a plant.
  • the basic, the real, significant individual feature(s.)


  • relating to a population subgroup with a comon national or cultural tradition.


  • an amount of something that is more than necessary, permitted, or desireable.
  • lack of moderation, especially in eat and drinking.
  • super abundance.
  • overindulgence of …


  • practical contact with and observation of facts and events.
  • an event or occurrence which leaves an impression on someone.
  • encounter or undergo.


  • analyse and develop (an idea or plan) in detail.
  • to make plain or clear.
  • as to analyse something to discover its meaning, or to develop something in further detail.


  • make (something) visible by uncovering it.
  • reveal the true,objective (objectionable) nature of (someone or something.)

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