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Evolution Now: A Message of Moral Reponsibility

Date:
May 28, 2008
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Sweet House
254 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

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Organized by:
Jennifer Beahan
Phone: 616-698-2342 x801
Email: jbeahan@centerforinquiry.org

Description:

Evolution is incorrectly seen as a process of the past but it is an ever present fundamental force of existence. The visible world is made up of levels of organization‰ÛÓmolecules to social groups‰ÛÓeach level depends on the previous one but also has emergent properties subject to selective forces. As citizens of the US and of the world, it is our responsibility to actively drive these selective forces in positive directions rather than abdicate this moral responsibility to market forces.

After the meeting, join us at Vitale’s Restaurant, 834 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI to socialize. View Map

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About Karel Rogers, PhD

Retired Professor of Biology, former Biology Department Chair, Grand Valley State University

Karel Rogers is Professor of Biology Emeritus of Grand Valley State University and the author of a series of peer-reviewed scientific articles with topics ranging from paleoclimate reconstruction to factors causing the decline of modern amphibians. She is a past president of the board of directors of the West Michigan Environmental Action Council and a frequent guest speaker on topics like human population growth, energy, and global warming. She earned her PhD from Michigan State University and has since held administrative and/or teaching positions at four colleges and universities. She has over thirty years of experience keeping abreast of new information and teaching up-to-date college courses in general biology, genetics, evolution, embryology, environmental science, ethics, and computer science.