Beaver Lake Art of Mind Meeting #9

Culture, Patriotism and Nationalism

September 6, 2018 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Mont-Royal Park 2000, chemin Remembrance, Montréal, QC H3H 1X2
Moderator: Geoff Brown
Evaluator: Geoff Brown

Culture, Patriotism and Nationalism

Name any nation, and you immediately imagine what makes it unique: the distinct food, dress, practices, art and architecture of the local people. We accept and adhere to our own traditions and values, while we appreciate or abhor the differences that we see contrasted in the ways of others. What are our values and how important are they? Do other cultures have equal or equivalent value? Should we accept immigration and cultural change or do more to preserve our own own traditional values and practices?


5 min 6:00pm - 6:05pm
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Geoff Brown 5 min 6:05pm - 6:10pm
Business Session
New discussion series: Tristan Lauber has offered to let us use his beautiful piano studio to host discussions every two weeks on Sundays. We will start a new series of discussion events where we will cover more controversial topics.

Thursday Meetup location: This will be the last meeting at Mt Royal park for this year. We are looking for a new location for the Thursday meetings and are considering Hurley's, Brutopia, and le Saint Houblon.
Geoff Brown 5 min 6:10pm - 6:15pm
In The News
Alex Jones removed from iTunes
Geoff Brown 5 min 6:15pm - 6:20pm
Moment of Science
Science Applied to Critical Thinking - Part II
Edmond 5 min 6:20pm - 6:25pm
Culture, Patriotism and Nationalism
Geoff Brown 80 min 6:25pm - 7:45pm
Geoff Brown 10 min 7:45pm - 7:55pm
Closing Words
Upcoming discussions:
- Sunday Sept 9: Gender & Identity
- Thursday Sept 20: Vision, Values and Self-Image
- Sunday Sept 23: Racism's Second Wind
Geoff Brown 5 min 7:55pm - 8:00pm
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