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

Wednesday, November 11, 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 …

Meet a champion of Rationalism visiting from India!

Wednesday, November 11, 2018

CFI Friends, Very short notice, but we are invited to meet with Rationalist/Activist Hamid Dabholkar who is visiting from India and only in town a few more days. Hamid’s father, Narendra, a doctor and activist who founded the Committee for Eradication of Superstition, was assassinated in broad daylight 5 years ago for resisting caste oppression, …

RNY Winter Solstice Party

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Hey CFI people. Let’s join with Reasonable New York and the NYC skeptical community to celebrate the Winter Solstice! Cocktails and conversations with your favorite free-thinking New Yorkers! And good pub food, too. Hope to see you there on the 19th. Please sign up on the RNY page:

Nonsense on Stilts (Book Launch v2.0)

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Book launch by noted Skeptic and Stoic philosopher, Prof Massimo Pigliucci! In this fully revised second edition, noted skeptic Massimo Pigliucci sets out to separate the fact from the fantasy in an entertaining exploration of the nature of science, the borderlands of fringe science, and—borrowing a famous phrase from philosopher Jeremy Bentham—the nonsense on stilts. …

Food For Thought (F4T)

Sunday, November 11, 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 …

Dinner to Benefit CFI (Thurs, 29 Nov)

Thursday, November 11, 2018

Hello friends of CFI! We’d like to invite you to an evening of socializing, great conversation, and delicious Italian food at the beautiful Sauce restaurant, on Rivington St. We are taking advantage of an offer from GroupRaise to let Sauce play host for this evening and in exchange they will donate 15% of the check …