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Reason on the Radio

Reason on the Radio

Tune into KABF 88.3 FM, Little Rock’s community radio station, today at 2:00 to hear Reason in the Rock organizer Anne Orsi talk about the conference and about freethinking in Arkansas. The show will be livestreaming from the station’s website. The radio show, “It Could…

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Science and Natural History and Evolution, Oh My!

Science and Natural History and Evolution, Oh My!

Dr. Joseph Daniel is all about public science education. How can we get involved in the effort to promote science literacy? He’s going to tell us at Reason in the Rock 2015! Dr. Daniel is one of the founders of Paleoaerie.org, which is the Arkansas Educational…

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Cthulhu and Jesus

Cthulhu and Jesus

Bob Price says that traditional Christianity is not supported by the historical record, and its tenets are logically inconsistent. The Cthulhu mythos on the other hand, presents no such cognitive dissonance, and there’s no history to confirm or deny. He should know – he’s spent considerable time…

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Science Education Under Attack

Science Education Under Attack

The Arkansas state legislature is famous these days for proposing bills that would weaken educational standards and endorse certain religious teachings and superstition. At Reason in the Rock March 14, Diana Castillo, the State Chapter Coordinator at the Secular Coalition for America, will tell us what we can…

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Something Fishy is Happening at Reason in the Rock

Something Fishy is Happening at Reason in the Rock

Renaissance man Mark Spitzer is Professor of Writing at the University of Central Arkansas, but he is so much more than that. He will share his many talents with us at Reason in the Rock on March 14 – including his poetic exposures of the mysterious, shadowy creatures enshrined…

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Arkansas’s Secret Natural Treasures

Arkansas’s Secret Natural Treasures

Arkansas’s rich geology reveals fossils spanning most of the history of multicellular life on this planet.  People the world over study our geology, but within the state few people aware of what we have. Join Dr. Joseph Daniel on a trip through the untold history of Arkansas. Then…

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Bringing the Nonreligious Together

Bringing the Nonreligious Together

Organizing the nonreligious around their lack of belief is a challenge. When the only thing we have in common is that we don’t do something, what unites us? Dr. Jason Heap has the answer, and will be conducting a workshop on the issue on Sunday, March 15,…

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Jerry DeWitt at Reason in the Rock

Jerry DeWitt at Reason in the Rock

It wouldn’t be Reason in the Rock without the magnetic, dynamic Jerry DeWitt. Little Rock was the very first place to host this former Pentecostal pastor after he publicly admitted his lack of religious faith in the fall of 2011, and he has spoken here…

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When Kids Don’t Believe

When Kids Don’t Believe

How should non-religious kids handle  discrimination by believers? It’s very tough to be a student who doesn’t stand for the Pledge, doesn’t meet at the flagpole for prayers, or opposes the moment of silence in public schools. Enter Hemant Mehta, a high school math teacher…

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Paleontologist to Speak at Reason in the Rock

Paleontologist to Speak at Reason in the Rock

Maybe you caught his presentation on transitional fossils (how cool was that!) at the monthly lecture series hosted by the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers. Maybe you caught him on the news when the local stations needed someone to talk evolution. Maybe you’re about to become involved in…

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