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Occupy Kansas City: A Hope for Democracy

Program for Sunday, January 1, 2012 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Participants and friends of Occupy Kansas City discussed and shared their experiences with the movement. They shared their ideas for coming actions and … Continue reading

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Freethought and Christmas

Program for Sunday, December 25, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Individual members of Community of Reason talked about their own sources of joy, inspiration and the guidelines they use as the basis for … Continue reading

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The Workings of Common Sense

Program for Sunday, December 18, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Dr. Hiten Soni,   Psychiatry Residency Program, UMKC. (His primary interest in addiction medicine and critical thinking.) Dr. Soni  examined the mental processes that … Continue reading

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What the Pro-Choice Movement is Doing Wrong

Program for Sunday, December 11, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Rev. Rebecca Turner,    Minister of Disciples of Christ Church and Executive Director of Faith Aloud (whose mission is to eliminate the religious stigma … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Planting and Caring for Trees

Program for Sunday, December 4, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Kevin Lapoine,   Kansas City Forester, Missouri Parks and Recreation Department Kevin stressed the social, community, environmental and economic value of trees.  There is … Continue reading

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Morals Through Reason

Program for Sunday, November 27, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Sarah Hargreaves,   Kansas City Atheist Coalition President and Adam Brown, K.C.A.C. Marketing and Public Relations Director Founders of the new group K.C.A.C described … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico: Past, Present and Future

Program for Sunday, November 20, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Eric Dollard,   Self-made scholar with a long-time interest in geography in general and a special interest in Puerto Rico Eric discussed the  political … Continue reading

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Remembering Selma 46 Years Later

Program for Sunday, November 13, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Sister Rosemary Flanigan,   March 10, 1965 St Louis delegate to Selma, Alabama It is apt that Kathryn Stockett’s first novel, The Help, became … Continue reading

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Creating an Oasis in Urban Food Desserts

Program for Sunday, November 6, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Robyne Stevenson Turner,   Ph. D. Political science, (Department of Public Administration)  Rutgers University and  Adjunct Faculty, UMKC We have a national epidemic of obesity … Continue reading

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John Emerson Roberts: How I did the Research on His Life and His Work

Program for Sunday, October 30, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Ellen Roberts Young,   Author of John Emerson Roberts: Kansas City’s “Up-To-Date” Freethought Preacher Dedicated  in memory of Woody Williams, local Freethought Advocate. Kansas City’s All … Continue reading

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