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Civil Conversation in an Angry Age

At what point does a conversation become a battle? Why do some opinions inflame our emotions, leading to anger, fights, and even the end of relationships with family and friends? Philosopher David E. Smith takes a deep look at those moments when civility breaks down. By mapping the structure of how we converse, and digging […]

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  • 2:00 pm, Friday
    November 8, 2019
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  • Longview Public Library
    1600 Louisiana St.
    Longview, WA 98632 United States
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Sticky Subject: The History and Culture of Sugar

When King Henry VIII wanted three pounds of sugar for his guests at an important banquet, he had a tough time getting it. Now the average American eats that much sugar in a single week. Once a rare, exotic ingredient, sugar has become a dietary staple, leaving its sticky fingerprints all over the globe. Anthropologist […]

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  • 4:00 pm, Friday
    November 8, 2019
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  • Dupont Library
    1540 Wilmington Drive
    Dupont, WA 98327 United States
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