Food For Thought (F4T)

Sunday, September 9, 2019

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 …

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

Wednesday, September 9, 2019

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 …

Massimo Pigliucci on Stoic Practice & Celebrate Stoic Week

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Join us to learn about Stoic practice. 1. Dr. Massimo Pigliucci, the author of “How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life” has graciously agreed to talk about Stoic practice, to celebrate the upcoming Stoic Week.2. Talk about your own experience with Stoicism and hear about others’ experience. Everyone is …

Food For Thought (F4T)

Sunday, September 9, 2019

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 …

What is Morality’s Foundation? Jordan Peterson vs. Sam Harris

Saturday, September 9, 2018

1) What role did Religion play in providing a foundation for Morality? Is Religion still needed to support Morality?2) Is it possible to base Morality on facts and science? If so, how?3) What are Stories? Are they indispensable means of communicating Morality to the masses?4) Is Faith still needed when we have Reason?5) What are …

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

Wednesday, September 9, 2019

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 …

Food For Thought (F4T)

Sunday, August 8, 2019

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 …

Barstool Dialectics – Social Media Censorship

Sunday, August 8, 2018

Barstool Dialectics is an informal gathering where largely likeminded individuals within CfI engage in friendly debate regarding current events, history and topics that divide the secular community. Do skeptic celebs such as Bill Maher and Sam Harris detract from fellow freethinkers with their notions of a “regressive left” or do they still have something to …

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

Wednesday, August 8, 2019

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 …