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June 2018

Jun
30

NW TAMPA – CFI SHARE Book Club

Saturday, June 30 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Upper Tampa Bay Regional Public Library, 11211 Countryway Blvd
Tampa, FL US

Freethinking book and idea lovers are invited to discuss their latest literary, cultural, and philosophical forays focused on the selection of the month. Bruce has chosen "A Brief History of Everything," by Ken Wilber for our February 24 discussion: https://www.amazon.com/Brief-History-Everything-20th-Anniversary/dp/1611804523/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1517700843&sr=1-2&keywords=brief+history+of+everything Our Mission: The Center for Inquiry strives to foster a secular society based on reason, science, freedom of inquiry, and humanist values. Our Vision: A world where people value evidence and critical thinking, where superstition and prejudice subside, and where…

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Jun
30

NW TAMPA – CFI SHARE Book Club

Saturday, June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Countryside Public Library, 2741 State Road 580
Clearwater, FL 33761 US

Freethinking book and idea lovers are invited to discuss their latest literary, cultural, and philosophical forays focused on the selection of the month. John has chosen "Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto)," by Nassim Nicholas Taleb for discussion: https://www.amazon.com/Antifragile-Things-That-Disorder-Incerto-ebook/dp/B0083DJWGO/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1519846049&sr=1-1&keywords=antifragile For our April 27th meeting Mike has chosen "The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics," by Daniel James Brown for discussion: https://www.amazon.com/Boys-Boat-Americans-Berlin-Olympics-ebook/dp/B00AEBETU2/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1519846331&sr=1-1&keywords=boys+in+the+boat Our Mission: The Center for Inquiry strives…

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Jun
30

North Pinellas – CFI SHARE Book Club

Saturday, June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Countryside Library, 2642 Sabal Springs Dr
clearwater, FL US

Freethinking book and idea lovers are invited to discuss their latest literary, cultural, and philosophical forays focused on the selection of the month. For our June 30 meeting Mike has chosen " The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics," by Daniel James Brown https://www.amazon.com/Boys-Boat-Americans-Berlin-Olympics-ebook/dp/B00AEBETU2/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1525309810&sr=1-1&keywords=boys+in+the+boat For our July 28 meeting Bill has chosen " Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, " by Yuval Noah Harari https://www.amazon.com/Homo-Deus-Brief-History-Tomorrow/dp/0062464310/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1527443527&sr=1-1&keywords=homo+deus Our Mission: The…

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July 2018

Jul
5

CLEARWATER: Howard’s Skeptical Corner

Thursday, July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tampa Bay Technology Center, 300 S Duncan Ave. Suites 275 & 275A
Clearwater, FL United States

We hash out topics where "the rest of the story" is not what you might expect. Dissection and discussion. Everyone is welcome. This month we will ...TBD (suggest one!)

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Jul
6

BRANDON: Thank Goodness for Godless Friday Nights! (Skeptics in the Pub)

Friday, July 6 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, 2874 Providence Lakes Boulevard
Brandon, US

Thank unions for weekends; and thank goodness for godless Friday nights! This is your Center for Inquiry Brandon Skeptics in the Pub monthly Friday night event - with possible expansion to twice, thrice or weekly - depending on popularity. So, bring your friends! We'll start the weekend off with a fiesta for the faithless: margaritas, craft beers, breakfast burritos, salads, tacos, and cheers with your local freethinking community. Happy Frigg'n Friday! (Frigg is the goddess Fridays are named for.) See…

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