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Great American Think-Off
January 4, 2018
Great American Think-Off question fleshes out life's biggest lessons
An entrepreneur's new business fails. A seventh grader receives the "most valuable player" award for basketball. A recovering addict fails to abstain. A singer auditions for and wins a role on Broadway. Everyone experiences some successes and some failures, but which has the greater...
January 4, 2018 - 3:00pm
June 17, 2017
New Yorker named 'America's Greatest Thinker' in New York Mills: Pamela Lewis Wins 25th annual Great American Think-Off June 10
This past Saturday in New York Mills, MN, four armchair philosophers faced off in the Great Debate portion of the Great American Think-Off philosophy...
June 17, 2017 - 10:00am
May 31, 2017
Great American Think-Off 25th Anniversary weekend set: NYM Cultural Center to celebrate with two days of events, June 9-10
Following two days of activities, four finalists come together to debate the 25th Anniversary Great American Think-Off question: "Has the 2016...
May 31, 2017 - 12:52pm
May 9, 2017
Great American Think-Off debate finalists selected: Event set for June 10 at New York Mills' Cultural Center
The Cultural Center in New York Mills has announced the four finalists from the essay contest portion of the 25th annual Great American Think-Off. These four individuals each win $500 and a trip to New York Mills in June for the debate. In their essays, the finalists have presented...
May 9, 2017 - 10:00am
March 12, 2017
Deadline approaches for Think-Off essays
The X-Files character Fox Mulder believed, "The Truth is Out There." Is the truth really out there to be found — something we can all agree on? Or is it all relative in life and metaphysics? The 2017 Great American Think-Off question is: "Has the 2016 election changed our perception...
March 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
November 30, 2016
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
The year 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the Great American Think-Off, which is a philosophy competition hosted by the Cultural Center in New York Mills. After 25 years of debating controversial philosophies, the Center is turning to the general public for question ideas. Submissions...
November 30, 2016 - 10:20am
March 17, 2016
NYM Think-Off deadline nears
Friday, April 1 is the deadline to submit essays for consideration to participate in the 2016 "Great American Think-Off, a debate contest set to take place Saturday, June 11 in New York Mills. America's everyday philosophers have a new incentive to share their thoughts with the nation...
March 17, 2016 - 5:00am
January 8, 2016
Local Great American Think-Off debate coming up
This year’s topic for the Great American Think-Off debate is: “Income Inequality Threatens Democracy.” With a national election right around the corner, all armchair philosophers are invited to share their thoughts and compete for prize money and the opportunity to be named...
January 8, 2016 - 5:40am
June 5, 2015
Think-Off debate set June 13 in NYM
One day a year, New York Mills becomes the center of the cultural universe with GATO, the Great American Think-Off. Brainchild of John Davis,...
June 5, 2015 - 5:10am
May 2, 2015
2015 Think-Off finalists chosen
The Great American Think-Off (GATO) today announced its debaters for the event’s 23rd annual philosophy debate on Saturday, June 13, answering...
May 2, 2015 - 5:40am
March 19, 2015
Last call for Great American Think-Off essays; deadline for entries is April 1
Does Technology Free Us or Trap Us?” is the theme for the 23rd annual Great American Think-Off. Submit your maximum 750-word essay by April 1 to enter this annual contest to determine “America’s Greatest Thinker.” Submission is free and very easy, and you have a reasonable...
March 19, 2015 - 5:15am
June 21, 2014
Morris woman wins annual Great American Think-Off
Jennifer Nelson of Morris, Minn., won the annual Great American Think-Off philosophy contest on Saturday, June 14 before an enthusiastic crowd...
June 21, 2014 - 1:00pm
May 15, 2014
Finalists are chosen for 2014 Think-Off
“Love or fear: which motivates us more?” will be debated at the 22nd annual Great American Think-Off at the New York Mills School in New...
May 15, 2014 - 8:00am
January 9, 2014
Think-Off question set
The 2014 Great American Think-Off has released its 22nd annual philosophy question: “Love or fear: which motivates us more?” Submit a short essay making your best argument about this question and participate in this annual national philosophy debate. The Great American...
January 9, 2014 - 2:00pm