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Events - Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason

April 2020

Saturday, April 11th

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tampa Humanist Assoc.
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, April 11 at 2:00 PM

Tampa Humanist AssociationMeets every Second Saturday of the month at, 11:00 AMIn Dunedin for now - see venue.Discussion Leader: Jim Peterson As Human...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/hcbhkrybcgbpb/
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Humanist Society meetings Suspended for now!
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, April 11 at 2:00 PM

As of March 11th, all meetings of this group are suspended pending a successful resolution of the Coronavirus event that has struck our world. Stay tu...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/frwpqrybcgbpb/

Sunday, April 19th

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Atheists of Florida Join the Humanist Society for Dinner and Conversation
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Sunday, April 19 at 5:00 PM

Dinner and conversation on current events and items of concern for state-church separation and religious liberty. We will join with the Humanist Socie...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/pcxqqqybcgbzb/

Tuesday, April 21st

6:45 pm – 8:45 pm
CLEARWATER: Tampa Bay Technology Center (TBTC) Monthly Meeting
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Tuesday, April 21 at 6:45 PM

---> RSVP here: http://bit.ly/2qEQuH4_TBCoR-MeetupCFI Tampa Bay supports education, and TBTC is a premier technology resource for the Bay Area. Visit ...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/wdxjcrybcgbcc/

Wednesday, April 22nd

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Port Richey atheist meetup
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Wednesday, April 22 at 7:00 PM

Although random chit chat is always a pleasant way to spend the evening, one of our attendees said he knows of some interesting biblical contradiction...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/wjqpzqybcgbdc/

Saturday, April 25th

12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
N. PINELLAS - Center for Inquiry's SHARE Book Club
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, April 25 at 12:00 PM

Attendance is limited to 12, so RSVP right away: http://bit.ly/2GCmOmx_TBCoR-Meetup Freethinking book and idea lovers who are *current paid members of...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/kzznnrybcgbhc/

May 2020

Friday, May 1st

8:00 pm – 11:30 pm
Brandon: CFI's Thank Goodness for Godless Friday Nights! (Skeptics in the Pub)
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Friday, May 1 at 8:00 PM

Thank unions for weekends; and thank goodness for godless Friday nights! Center for Inquiry & Tampa Bay Skeptics invite you to join our convivial free...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/xtzjcrybchbcb/

Saturday, May 9th

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tampa Humanist Assoc.
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, May 9 at 2:00 PM

Tampa Humanist AssociationMeets every Second Saturday of the month at, 11:00 AMIn Dunedin for now - see venue.Discussion Leader: Jim Peterson As Human...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/hcbhkrybchbmb/
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Humanist Society meetings Suspended for now!
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Saturday, May 9 at 2:00 PM

As of March 11th, all meetings of this group are suspended pending a successful resolution of the Coronavirus event that has struck our world. Stay tu...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/frwpqrybchbmb/

Sunday, May 10th

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
BRANDON: CFI Sunday Skeptics brunch & friendly discussions
Tampa Bay Coalition of Reason
Sunday, May 10 at 2:00 PM

BRANDON: CFI Sunday Skeptics Hosted by Carl SFrom Center for Inquiry Tampa BayRSVP HERE: http://bit.ly/2qEQuH4_TBCoR-Meetup2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Every 2...

https://www.meetup.com/Tampa-Bay-Coalition-of-Reason/events/vscxkrybchbnb/

News


One Of Darwin’s Evolution Theories Finally Proved By Cambridge Researcher

March 20, 2020

Mar 18, 2020 By University of Cambridge Scientists have proved one of Charles Darwin’s theories of evolution for the first time—nearly 140 years after his death. Laura van Holstein, a Ph.D. student in Biological Anthropology at St John’s College, University of Cambridge, and lead author of the research published today (March 18) in Proceedings of the …

TIES Offers Free Guided Online Lessons in Evolution

March 19, 2020

TIES Offers Free Guided Online Lessons in Evolution for Middle and High Schools https://bit.ly/2Ui3S1w (Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science) Educators across the country, determined to keep student learning from grinding to a halt as the coronavirus pandemic causes schools to close, have a new resource. The Teacher Institute for Evolutionary Science is offering free, ready-made …

Wegmans Hawking Fake Medicine During Pandemic: CFI Calls Out Retailer For Crassly Irresponsible Profiteering

March 19, 2020

Wegmans supermarkets are using the confusion and fear surrounding the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to increase its sales of useless homeopathic products, an act of cynicism that the Center for Inquiry is calling out as appalling and irresponsible. Homeopathy is an eighteenth-century pseudoscience in which dangerous substances are diluted to the point that no …

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Why We Use More Than 10 Percent Of Our Brain Power

March 2, 2020

Jamie Hale writes: A large body of research has shown humans tend to be cognitive misers (Stanovich et al. 2016). We can’t afford to engage in hard thinking all the time because it isn’t efficient. In our daily lives, we need to think at different levels in different situations. Too much thinking when engaging in …

Misleading Polls and Bad Statistics: Do Republicans Think Education is Bad?

January 16, 2020

“The marketplace of ideas is served when data and polls are presented honestly, and opposing views are portrayed fairly. Skepticism and media literacy are more important than ever, so check your sources—especially when you agree with the message—to avoid sharing misinformation.”

Sagan’s Candle In The Dark

November 18, 2019

Personal experience often drives superstitious belief; firsthand accounts for many people are enough. Never mind that those holding superstitious beliefs often lack knowledge regarding brain processes, perception, and cognition. Never mind that humans are susceptible to a range of conscious and unconscious biases.