Monthly Archives: October 2009

Help!

Creationists continue to mount attacks on our Darwin150 campaign and we need your help. How can you help? 1. Join our Facebook page (250,000+ members) Join our Darwin150 group on Facebook and get as many friends, colleagues, faculty, students, chu… Continue reading

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Seeing the Troubled Queen

Jeff Doyle at the Open Museum attended the Boston Slow Art last weekend and just published a piece about his experience – including a video of his experience looking at Jackson Pollock’s “The Troubled Queen.” Ezra Pound, Jackson Pollock and Madonn… Continue reading

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The Virtue of Wild Things

There was an op-ed in the New York Times yesterday from David Brooks that re-examines the classical notions of character against a modern notion. The philosopher’s notion of character according to Brooks is one that’s ingrained (see myth and Homer… Continue reading

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Slow Art Boston – amazing

Michelle May, Payal Kripalani and the other artists at eInvite, who hosted Slow Art Boston and Slow Art Worcester this last weekend, described their Slow Art experience today on their corporate design blog (and posted many photos).Slow Art was pre… Continue reading

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Dawkins "Greatest Show on Earth"

New York Academy of Sciences, partner to Darwin150 and the Reading Odyssey, is hosting Richard Dawkins tonight in New York talking about his latest book, “The Greatest Show on Earth.” This book is squarely about evolution – and few write as well a… Continue reading

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Homer Odyssey – Books 9-16 Study Guide Questions

Study Guide Questions – Discussion #2 Books 9 – 16 Reconciliations9-12 Odysseus’ wanderings, “reconciling” Poseidon’s curse1. Book 9 – wise leader?Odysseus is often referred to as “wily, crafty and wise.” How wise of a leader is he in the events o… Continue reading

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Smithsonian Magazine covers Slow Art

The Smithsonian Magazine covered Slow Art today. Thanks, Smithsonian – you really got the idea. And thanks for the great tortoise photo. Here’s the beginning of the article: I think most of us are familiar with the adage, “steady and slow wins the… Continue reading

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