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June 2018

Jun
27

Muslim-ish: searching for truth, rejecting false idols, and fighting for freedom

Wednesday, June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Who are we? We are Muslims of varying degrees of religiousness:Some of us are practicing Muslims who simply want to take a more objective look at out teachings.Some of us want to discuss certain tenets of our faith that don’t sit well with us.Some of us have come to the realization that organized religion isn’t for us and want to discuss why. What do we want? We want to find the truth, no matter what it is, and fight for…

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Jun
30

Sam Harris & Jordan Peterson: Similarilities & Differences

Saturday, June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Public Arcade at 550 Madison Ave, 550 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10022 US

We will be comparing and contrasting the thoughts of Sam Harris and Jordan Peterson—especially their respective approaches to thinking about human beings, and a whole range of subjects including science, religion, morality and lot more. Come prepared to answer the questions:1) What do you like about Sam Harris?2) What do you like about Jordan Peterson?3) What reservations do you have about each of them? We will be joined by 20+ members of various conversation groups.

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July 2018

Jul
7

Jordan Peterson’s Rule #11 – Do Not Bother Children When They Are Skateboarding

Saturday, July 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Public Arcade at 550 Madison Ave, 550 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10022 US

“Kids need playgrounds dangerous enough to remain challenging. People don’t seek to minimize risk; they seek to optimize it. When untrammeled and encouraged, we prefer to live on the edge. There, we can still be both confident in our experience and confronting the chaos that helps us develop.” See this brief video to get the most out of this conversation. ********************************https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BrSFgbpdig******************************** We will be joined by 20+ members of other conversation groups.

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Jul
8

Food For Thought (F4T)

Sunday, July 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gem Saloon, 375 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10016 US

Food For Thought (F4T) is a friendly weekend brunch for people who enjoy discussing serious and "serious" topics with other smart, engaging people. We welcome everyone, whether you are a card-carrying philosopher or are maybe not quite sure who Plato was. The only qualification you need is that you enjoy thinking and eating, and can do both at the same time! The F4T Brunch (formerly, the 'Metacognitive Brunch') will meet monthly, on the fourth Sunday of each month. We will…

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Jul
8

Food For Thought (F4T)

Sunday, July 8 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Gem Saloon, 375 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10016 US

Food For Thought (F4T) is a friendly weekend brunch for people who enjoy discussing serious and "serious" topics with other smart, engaging people. We welcome everyone, whether you are a card-carrying philosopher or are maybe not quite sure who Plato was. The only qualification you need is that you enjoy thinking and eating, and can do both at the same time! The F4T Brunch (formerly, the 'Metacognitive Brunch') will meet monthly, on the fourth Sunday of each month. We will…

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