The Rapidian

Opinion

Ethics and Religion Talk: Orthodoxy - Do you have an obligation to straighten someone's beliefs?

Submitted 08-08-2022 under OPINION

If a member of your flock approaches you with an honest admission that he or she no longer believes in a core doctrine of your religion (afterlife, the idea of God, salvation, etc.), would you consider it your duty to bring this person back into the “correct” belief system?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Sex, Violence, and Hollywood, part 1

Submitted 08-01-2022 under OPINION

Would any of you avoid a program that might be good otherwise, but includes sex/nudity? Has such content become so much a part of society that we have become numb to it? Or, perhaps we should just accept all this as being an honest portrayal of life?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Do Archeological or Historical/Linguistic Discoveries Affect Your Faith?

Submitted 07-25-2022 under OPINION

Can you give any examples of such discoveries or developments that may have led you to look at things in a different way?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Worship Dress Up or Dress Down?

Submitted 07-18-2022 under OPINION

Does your religious tradition embrace a come-as-you-want ethic with respect to dress during worship, or does it encourage a certain level of dress-up or minimum standard of dress?

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The Music Man Charms Old And Young Alike

Submitted 07-15-2022 under OPINION

The Music Man proves still lively and charming in Circle Theatre's current staging.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Infant Circumcision: Pro or Con?

Submitted 07-11-2022 under OPINION

Does your tradition have a position on a circumcision for religious reasons? Does it have a position on the legal banning of infant circumcision?

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ZZ Top Energized Crowd At Meijer Gardens

Submitted 07-08-2022 under OPINION

Iconic blues-rock band brought grease and rigor to a July 7th performance at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

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Sheryl Crow Brought Nostalgia, Novelty To Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Submitted 07-05-2022 under OPINION

Sheryl Crow proved to be in fine voice during a July 3rd performance at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: May 'Cremains' be Scattered Widely?

Submitted 07-05-2022 under OPINION

What are your panelists' opinion of having cremains scattered, and scattered in different states?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is Twitter Responsible for Speech On Its Platform?

Submitted 06-27-2022 under OPINION

Does Twitter have an ethical obligation to regulate certain expressions of speech on its platform?

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