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December 2018

Dec
30

Food For Thought (F4T)

December 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Phebe’s Tavern & Grill, 359 Bowery
New York, NY 10003 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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January 2019

Jan
5

Twelve Virtues of Rationality: How to be Less Wrong by Overcoming Bias

Saturday, January 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
60 Wall Street Atrium, 60 Wall St
New York, NY 10005 US

Michael and other members of the Less Wrong community will be presenting their thoughts on The Twelve Virtues of Rationality: Curiosity, relinquishment, lightness, evenness, argument, empiricism, simplicity, humility, perfectionism, precision, scholarship, and the way of the void. Please read the short introductory manifesto “Twelve Virtues of Rationality” by Yudkowsky to prepare for the conversation: http://yudkowsky.net/rational/virtues/ Here is a brief taste of the Twelve Virtues of Rationality: 1) Curiosity: A burning itch to know is higher than a solemn vow to…

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Jan
9

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

Wednesday, January 9 @ 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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Jan
13

Food For Thought (F4T)

Sunday, January 13 @ 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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Jan
13

Food For Thought (F4T)

Sunday, January 13 @ 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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