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Ghost in the Machine

BY JEFFREY RYAN PASS
@ VOL 13 ON SEP 21, 2018

Do objects have souls? Jeffrey Pass explores this idea from the perspective of a designer. Referencing artists and thinkers who have weighed in on this idea, Jeffrey's presentaiton provides incredible insight into what a soul really is.

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Is the Soul Eternal?

BY SOLA MAJOLAGBE
@ VOL 13 ON SEP 21, 2018

Is the Soul eternal? Sola Majolagbe explores this idea first by defining the word. He then explores that question through the perspective of several different major religions. Listen to the evaluation of the soul and what major religions say about its existence.

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I work in the Emergency Department

BY ZACH HETTINGER
@ VOL 13 ON SEP 21, 2018

Zach Hettinger works in the emergency department. As such, he is faced with challenges every day with respect to human life. He has many stories of saving lives. Sometimes, however, individuals cannot be saved. That exceptionally challenging time can be difficult for everyone invovled. His story tells of this experience and how meaningful it can be at this point of transition.

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Lost Treasure

BY CHARLES DUQUETTE
@ VOL 13 ON SEP 21, 2018

Charles Duquette shares his personal experiences with the soul and faith. He takes us through his journey of art and education. His personal adventure, experiences and engagement with individuals he's met has opened his eyes to the meaning behind soul and the state of the soul today.

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The Soul of a Nation

BY TRACEY ROGERS
@ VOL 13 ON SEP 21, 2018

What is the soul of a nation? How do the citizens of a nation shape the soul? What does that mean for the United States. Tracey Rogers explores the current state of society in the United States, what that means for its soul and how to move forward.

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Do All Dogs go to Heaven?

BY JARROD JABRE
@ VOL 13 ON SEP 21, 2018

As a theologian, Jarrod Jabre thinks a lot about souls... and Disney movies. An avid animal fan, he's also concerned about whether pets have souls. This presentation provides an interesting look at whether animals have souls, and if so, do they go to Heaven?

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The Secret Soul of the Forest

BY BRENDAN HANRAHAN
@ VOL 13 ON SEP 21, 2018

Do plants have souls? What does it mean to have a soul? Brendan Hanrahan lays out criteria for determining whether something has a soul and looks into whether plants fit that criteria.

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Space: The Font-al Frontier

BY ERIC ROBBINS
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 27, 2018

Two spaces after a period or one? This ongoing debate is full of controversy. Eric Robbins walks us through a history of fonts and typesetting and why we put two spaces after a period.

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Space for Everyone

BY SANJIDA RANGWALA
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 27, 2018

Sanjida Rangwala was born in India, but spent her formative years in Canada. As an immigrant to the US, she spent 17 years working on gaining citizenship in the US. In her presentation, she talks about how that has shaped her view of her space in the US and how we can make more inclusive communities for all.

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Community Spaces

BY ERICA GINSBERG
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 27, 2018

Docs in Progress has occupied several spaces in Silver Spring, MD. Executive Director and co-founder, Erica Ginsberg, shares some history about those spaces. She also talks about space beyond the physical space the organization has occupied in the community.

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The Big Bang

BY ERIC BUBAR
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 27, 2018

Dr. Eric Bubar knows all about space. The Big Bang occurred 14 billion years ago, although it wasn't really a "bang". Learn about this vast amount of our Universe's history in six minutes and forty seconds.

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Can #MeToo Create the Space Between?

BY PAULA BRANTNER
@ VOL 12 ON JUL 27, 2018

As a workplace attorney, Paula Brantner sees all types of disputes between individuals in the office. The #MeToo movement has brought many previosuly underexposed issues to the forefront. Paula describes the issues that surround the #MeToo movement and how those are impacting work spaces.

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