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March 2019

Mar
10

Food For Thought (F4T)

Sunday, March 10 @ 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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Mar
10

Food For Thought (F4T)

Sunday, March 10 @ 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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Mar
16

Be Radically Open-Minded

Saturday, March 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
60 Wall Street Atrium, 60 Wall St
New York, NY 10005 US

“This is probably the most important chapter because it explains how to get around the two things standing in most people’s way of getting what they want out of life. These barriers (Ego Barrier & Blindspot Barrier) exist because of the way that our brains work, so nearly everyone encounters them.” Principles by Ray Dalio: Be Radically Open-Minded3.1 Recognize your two barriers: Ego Barrier & Blindspot Barrier3.2 Practice radical open-mindedness.3.3 Appreciate the art of thoughtful disagreement.3.4 Triangulate your view with…

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Mar
16

Be Radically Open-Minded

Saturday, March 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
60 Wall Street Atrium, 60 Wall St
New York, NY 10005 US

Format: While reading of the book Principles by Ray Dalio is recommended, it is not required. We will start with a presentation on the chapter on “Be Radically Open-Minded” followed by discussion. “For me, there is really only one big choice to make in life: Are you willing to fight to find out what’s true? Do you deeply believe that finding out what is true is essential to your well-being? Do you have a genuine need to find out if…

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Mar
20

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

Wednesday, March 20 @ 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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