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Events - Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason

October 2020

Tuesday, October 20th

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Online: Tampa Bay Technology Center (TBTC) Monthly Meeting
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Tuesday, October 20 at 1:00 PM

Three events on Tuesday, October 20 See below. Due to CV-19, any virtual events will be listed here: http://bit.ly/2DtFDUvCFI Tampa Bay supports educa...

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bringing Politics to the Pulpit
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Tuesday, October 20 at 6:00 PM

While this is not a TBCoR sponsored event, you may find it interesting. to get the link to the meeting register at: ...


Wednesday, October 21st

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Be An Informed Voter Seminar! Voting process, options, and 6 Amendments
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Wednesday, October 21 at 11:30 AM

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMpf-urpjkjHtCVMeSgSODoC4wpb-ZijVS4 Good Morning Community Partners,On behalf of the Hispanic Services Counc...


Saturday, October 24th

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
October On Line - Center for Inquiry's SHARE Book Club
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, October 24 at 12:00 PM

Register (below) to get the link.You have been enjoying this CFI Tampa Bay activity, so *please* renew your membership or donate to help keep us afloa...


Sunday, October 25th

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Conspiracy Theories
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Sunday, October 25 at 5:00 PM

Link is provided to those that RSVP Meeting ID: 811 2500 5782Passcode: FallOne tap mobile+13017158592,,81125005782#,,,,,,0#,,446934# US (Germantown)+1...


Tuesday, October 27th

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Online: The Future of American Elections: The Conservative Argument for RCV
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Tuesday, October 27 at 12:00 PM

Register to attend: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UcsUYkPNSNSP_opzklMoXA Walter Olson, senior fellow at the Cato InstituteWalter Olson i...


November 2020

Sunday, November 1st

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Secular Day Of The Dead Zoom Event To Honor Ancestors, No Religion Required
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Sunday, November 1 at 3:00 PM

Nonreligious artists and activists will come together November 1 to honor the memories of loved ones and luminaries for a live online celebration of o...

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Sunday, November 1 at 5:00 PM

Topic will be announced in the near future. Link is shared to those that RSVP Meeting ID: 829 5718 0687Passcode: VLOne tap mobile+19292056099,,8295718...


Thursday, November 5th

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
John Petrocelli - Persuasive Bullshitters & the Insidious Bullshit Hypothesis
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Thursday, November 5 at 7:00 PM

Free! Registration is required: https://bityl.co/3siR Our beliefs, what we believe to be true, are the most fundamental things to our decisions. Why t...


Friday, November 6th

8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Temporarily on hold (COVID-19): CFI's Thank Goodness for Godless Friday Nights!
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Friday, November 6 at 8:00 PM

Sorry to disappoint you, but CV19 and social distancing ... has placed this popular activity on hold until we return to "normal". Thank unions for wee...




October 15, 2020

Nonreligious artists and activists will come together November 1 to honor the memories of loved ones and luminaries for a live online celebration of our one and only life, with no prayer or belief in an afterlife required. The Secular Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos Secular) will put a secular spin on traditions and …


October 15, 2020

“I challenged readers to zoom in on that moment when faith’s center ceased to hold,” writes “Free Inquiry” Editor Tom Flynn, “Boy, did they ever zoom.”

Richard Dawkins To Honor India’s Javed Akhtar, Defender Of Reason And Secularism, In Live Online Event October 24

October 3, 2020

By Paul Fidalgo, September 21, 2020 press@centerforinquiry.org – (207) 358-9785 Their work has inspired and enlightened millions of people around the world and across generations. Their passionate advocacy for reason and their unapologetic questioning of religion and superstition have broken taboos and changed the cultural landscape. On October 24, these two champions of science and secularism will …


Lessons From The Space Shuttle Challenger

October 15, 2020

By Benjamin Radford, A Skeptic Reads the Newspaper In 1986, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after takeoff from Florida’s coast, an accident that laid bare not only institutional flaws in the application of high technology but also flaws in the public’s understanding of science. Many myths have emerged in the years since the …

The Orchid And The Moth | Why Scientists Are The True Prophets

October 11, 2020

By Angel Eduardo,  Guest Contributor In 1862, Charles Darwin received a sample of orchids from Madagascar. Among them, he noticed, was a flower with an unusually long nectary, the orchid’s nectar-producing gland. At nearly a foot in length, this would keep the nectar from any known insect looking to partake. It got Darwin wondering. Days …

Covert Anti-Vaccination In ‘Children’s Health Defense’

October 3, 2020

Both the OAP and federal courts have been clear: There’s no evidence that vaccinations cause autism or that thimerosal causes autism. Claiming otherwise is a misrepresentation of the proceedings.