Mount Desert Islander advances animal ethics talk by Curran

Mount Desert Islander reported Hugh Curran, who teaches courses in Peace and Reconciliation Studies at the University of Maine, will present about Buddhist views of nonharming and the vows invoked to protect all sentient beings Jan. 9 at the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor. The talk, which is free and open to the public, is COA’s first winter Human Ecology Forum. The forum is a weekly speaker series based on the work of the academic community, which also draws on artists, poets and political and religious leaders from around the world, the article states.