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The Nature of Human Nature Part 1: Motoring Along on Automatic Pilot

Program for April 14, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, William Sturgill, Ph.D. Cognitive Psychology, Professor of Psychology at Rockhurst  As John Dewey queried, “What function does consciousness serve?” Click here to view the power point used … Continue reading

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Critical Religious Studies – “Religious Awe and Critical Thought: An Introduction”

Program for April 7, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Dr. Anton K. Jacobs, Writer/lecturer of sociology, philosophy and religion; K.C. Art Institute faculty; United Church of Christ Clergyman; author of Religion and the Critical Mind … Continue reading

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Our Culture’s Addiction to Energy and Our Alienation from Nature: Group discussion – all are welcome too join in

Program for March 31, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Ben Kjelshus,  Founder of KC Food Circle and longtime green activist; Luis Flores, Longview College Instructor of Psychology and Philosophy

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This Brave New ePublishing World

This Program is cancelled due to the weather.  It will be rescheduled. Program for March 24, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Attwood,  Kansas City fiction author Randy Attwood relates his experiences and views on digital publishing … Continue reading

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The Triumph of Continental Drift Theory: Dramatic Evidence that Ended Decades of Controversy in Geology

Program for March 17, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Henry (Hank) Frankel, Professor of Philosophy, UMKC Through the confirmation of the Vine-Matthews hypothesis and Wilson’s idea of transform faults the drifters minority hypothesis became the consensus.

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Dying in America: Why We Make Poor End-of-Life Decisions

Program for March 10, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Kim Login,  M.A., Hospice Director

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Integration: Progress or Regress?

Program for March 3, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301  Richard Mabion, community and environmental activist and Sierra Club Board member

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Storing Wind Energy: Clean, Safe, Affordable Alternative to Coal, Gas or Nuclear Power

Program for February 24, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Joe Spease, CEO of WindSoftly that develops wind/CAES projects, Chairman of the Hydraulic Fracturing Committee of the Kansas Sierra Club. Wind/compressed energy storage systems (CAES) are … Continue reading

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Damn Good Company

Program for February 17, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall NINTH ANNUAL DARWIN DAY TODD KELSO MEMORIAL Luis Granados; Author, Washington Attorney, contributed articles on the history of religion to Secular Nation, Free Inquiry and the Humanist “Damned Good … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Flightlessness: A Three-Point Landing for the Origin of Flight, 3rd in the series

Program for February 10, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, David Burnham, Ph. D., Paleontologist, Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas We will discuss  the dinosaur-like birds (bird-like dinosaurs), velociraptor and bambiraptor ( discovered and named by … Continue reading

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