Can Philosophy Help Us Get Beyond Anger?

Anger is an emotion that has (sadly) seemed to imbue our politics and culture.  Thankfully, claims Martha Nussbaum —  Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago — philosophy can help guide us out of this “dark vortex.” In this timely article, Nussbaum considers…

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1/2 Day Teen Retreat on Merlin Nature Preserve – **CANCELLED DUE TO INSUFFICIENT ENROLLMENT**

****WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT DUE TO INSUFFICIENT ENROLLMENT, WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO HOST OUR 1/2 DAY TEEN RETREAT AS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED.  DUE TO THE STRUCTURE OF THE 1/2 DAY PROGRAM & ACTIVITIES THEREIN, IN ORDER FOR THE EXPERIENCE TO BE EFFECTIVE & BENEFICIAL FOR RETREAT-GOERS, WE…

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**POSTPONED – “Finding Your Balance” Workshop for High School Girls**

***WE DEEPLY APOLOGIZE BUT DUE TO SOME SERIOUS UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS WORKSHOP HAD TO BE POSTPONED.  WE WILL ANNOUNCE THE NEW DATE AS SOON AS IT IS FINALIZED.*** A unique 1/2 day workshop for high school girls (15-19 years in age) incorporating elements of philosophy, psychology, mindfulness meditation, yoga, activities,…

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**POSTPONED – “Finding Your Balance” Workshop for High School Boys**

***WE DEEPLY APOLOGIZE BUT DUE TO SOME SERIOUS UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THIS WORKSHOP HAD TO BE POSTPONED.  WE WILL ANNOUNCE THE NEW DATE AS SOON AS IT IS FINALIZED.*** A unique 1/2 day workshop for high school boys (15-19 years in age) incorporating elements of philosophy, psychology, mindfulness meditation, yoga, activities,…

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2016 Grief, Loss & Heartbreak Workshop

Our Grief, Loss & Heartbreak Workshop took place on Saturday, December 10th at the Reeder’s Alley Interpretive & Convention Center.  A unique 1-day gathering that incorporated elements of philosophy, psychology, yoga/stretching, mindfulness meditation, readings & poetry, the workshop served as an opportunity for individuals to navigate the grieving process in…

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Separating Violence from Masculinity

More than twenty years after the war in the Balkans, generations of young men & women are still thick in struggle. Desperation, anger & frustration have led to increased violence by many young men and ideas about what masculinity entails have fueled the fire. According to Aleksandar Slijepsveic, youth coordinator…

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