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Catalyst Radio: Center for Inquiry, an organization for critical thinking

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 11-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

Jennifer Beahan joins us on air to explain the goals of Center for Inquiry. Although based in Grand Rapids and with a small staff of two, CFI actually serves all of Michigan, organizing events in Muskegon, Detroit and many more cities...

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Asking Grand Rapids the 'Moral Ground' question

by (mlesert)

Submitted 10-11-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Do we have a moral or ethical responsibility to preserve the planet for the future? This question is at the heart of a new book, "Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril," and a series of town hall meetings taking place across the nation...

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Invisible Curators and Ready Partners

by (pwitt)

Submitted 09-21-2010 under OPINION

"As long as art is the beauty parlor of civilization, neither art nor civilization is secure." - John Dewey “Art as Experience” 1934This quote by the American philosopher John Dewey calls upon us to recognize the inherently political nature of art:...

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