Philosophy Workshop: Indian & Tibetan Buddhist Skepticism

In this2½-hour ZOOM philosophy workshop led by philosopher David Nowakowski, we investigated Indian & Tibetan Buddhist Skepticism, especially the works of Nāgārjuna. Access resources and reading recommendations here!

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Philosophy Workshop: Greek Skepticism (November 2020)

In this2½-hour ZOOM philosophy workshop led by philosopher David Nowakowski, we investigated Greek Skepticism, especially the works of Sextus Empiricus. Access resources and reading recommendations here!

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Hayride-Cemetery Walks: Pumpkins, Ghosts & Cemeteries

We were pumped to team up with Johnson’s Nursery & Gardens, Forestvale Cemetery, and historian Ellen Baumler for some fun days of pumpkin picking and hayride ghost story cemetery tours. After playing at Johnson’s Nursery & Gardens, folks loaded into our hayride wagon and took a ride down the road with us to Forestvale Cemetery, where heard ghost stories, wandered the cemetery grounds, and learned more about its residents and history! Check out the video and photos here!

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Philosophy as a Way of Teaching: A Handbook (by Dr. Jane Drexler)

Philosopher Jane Drexler, PhD — Associate Professor of Philosophy at Salt Lake Community College — provides a wonderfully informative, relatable…and always entertaining (she’s a hoot!) overview of her approach to teaching, inspired by her unique life experience and philosophy as a way of life.  This video was part of her 2020 Distinguished Faculty Lecture Award (in lieu of a longer discussion, which would have taken place in person if not for COVID).

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Philosophy Workshop: The Philosophy of Evil (October 2020)

In this2½-hour ZOOM philosophy workshop led by philosopher David Nowakowski, we investigated the philosophy of evil — both at the level of abstract concepts, and at the level of practical, everyday action. Access resources and reading recommendations here!

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Merlin Receives $10,000 Social Services Nonprofit Grant from Montana Department of Commerce & DPHHS

Much gratitude to the Montana Department of Commerce and the Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services for awarding our organization a grant as part of their Corona Virus Relief program.  This grant will help to support  every day operations, existing programing and future programming viability.  Thank you so much!!!

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2020 Merlin Mailer Mid-Season Newsletter

Well….2020 has been a doozy thus far. That’s putting it beyond lightly. Every one of his has been affected in some shape or form from the world events. This is what it has felt like for us! Amidst this whirlwind, it’s our sincere hope that you and your loved ones are well, safe & healthy. We’ve been doing our best to respond & adapt accordingly (and not get too grated in the process!). Here’s a newsletter highlighting what we’ve been up to & things on the radar this Fall. Read more here!

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