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The Need for Critical Thinking in Public School Education – Hemant Mehta (MSU)

Date:
March 29, 2012
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Organized by:
Corinne Alberts
Email: msu@centerforinquiry.net

Description:

Hemant Mehta will speak on “The Need for Critical Thinking in Public School Education” at Center for Inquiry at MSU on Thursday March 29th 2012.

Doors open at 7:00pm. Lecture begins at 7:30pm.

Copies of I Sold My Soul on Ebay will be available for purchase along with other CFI Merchandise. Proceeds from Book Sales will benefit CFI—MSU.

Visitor parking is available in Ramp #5 (Trowbridge Rd. & Red Cedar Rd.) – this ram has Metered Parking – be sure to bring your change!

Join us after the lecture at Beggar’s Banquet for socializing & discussion (218 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, MI). Individuals are responsible for purchasing their own drinks & beverages.

About Hemant Mehta

Author, I Sold My Soul on eBay, Blogger at FriendlyAtheist.com

Hemant Mehta graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with degrees in Mathematics and Biology. While there, he also helped establish their first secular student group, Students WithOut Religious Dogma (SWORD). He earned his Masters in Math Education at DePaul University and currently teaches high school math in the suburbs of Chicago. He has worked with the Center for Inquiry and the Secular Coalition for America, received scholarships from American Atheists and the Freedom From Religion Foundation, and now serves on the board of directors for Foundation Beyond Belief (a charity organization targeting non-theistic donors) and is the former chair of the board of the Secular Student Alliance (which creates and supports college atheist groups nationwide). Hemant's book, I Sold My Soul on eBay (WaterBrook Press), was released in 2007. His blog, the winner of the 2011 Bloggie award for Best Weblog About Religion, can be read at FriendlyAtheist.com.

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