The Rapidian


Green Fire: Film and discussion about land ethics and conservation

by (keri.amlotte)

Submitted 10-08-2014 under

Blandford Nature Center, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, Land Conservancy of West Michigan, Michigan Conservation Districts, and West Michigan Environmental Action Council will be hosting a showing of the film “Green Fire, Aldo Leopold and a...

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Ethical responsibility to panhandlers

by (bjr25)

Submitted 11-08-2013 under NEWS

  Bracing against the frigid wind, a grungy-looking man stands with a sign stating, “Anything helps. God Bless.” He has a lean, hungry look about him and is shivering in the cold. But should you give him money? “The Bible...

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Faith and Belief Beyond Modernity

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-27-2013 under NONPROFITS

John A. Dick, PhD, STD (Sacrae Theologiae Doctor) will give a talk on Faith and Belief Beyond Modernity at Dominican Center at Marywood (DCM). We at DCM are delighted and honored to have the opportunity to host Dr. Dick here in Grand Rapids. ...

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Moral Ground 2010: A Visual Artist’s Environmental Perspective

by (rcmason)

Submitted 10-21-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

“I definitely think we have a moral and ethical obligation to protect our planet. Even more importantly we have an obligation to acquire the knowledge it takes to improve the environment around us, or at the least, help it to remain unharmed.” ~...

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Moral Ground 2010: Every Effort Counts

by (becky.spldng)

Submitted 10-20-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

“I like to live closely to the philosophy of ‘take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints.'"~ Lindsay Sagorski, MSU graduate and former resident of Grand Rapids,   now a Senior Civil Engineering Assistant in Los Angeles, CA...

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Moral Ground 2010: Responsibility of the Co-Creators

by (rm.sarros)

Submitted 10-18-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

"We are co-creators of the Earth...we must take responsibility.”~ Fr. Leonard Sudlik, St. Robert of Newminster Catholic Church   The book "Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril" poses the question of whether or not human beings...

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Asking Grand Rapids the 'Moral Ground' question

by (mlesert)

Submitted 10-11-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Do we have a moral or ethical responsibility to preserve the planet for the future? This question is at the heart of a new book, "Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril," and a series of town hall meetings taking place across the nation...

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Does Your Spiritual Life Include WATER?

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 08-05-2010 under NONPROFITS

Ancient Chinese teacher Lao Tzu said, “The greatest good is like water that nourishes all things.” Philosopher Sara Leeland, PhD will explain how we can enhance spiritual life flow by developing gratitude for the water in our lives. Leeland...

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