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September 2018

Sep
5

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

Wednesday, September 5 @ 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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Sep
9

Food For Thought (F4T)

Sunday, September 9 @ 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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Sep
9

Food For Thought (F4T)

Sunday, September 9 @ 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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Sep
15

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

Saturday, September 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Public Arcade at 550 Madison Ave, 550 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10022 US

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 relationships between science and religion, facts and values, enlightenment rationality and narrative thought, and tradition vs the necessity for new discovery and update of traditional…

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Sep
19

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

Wednesday, September 19 @ 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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