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 John has chosen "Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder (Incerto)," by Nassim Nicholas Taleb for our March 31 meeting: https://www.amazon.com/Antifragile-Things-That-Disorder-Incerto/dp/0812979680/ref=redir_mobile_desktop?_encoding=UTF8&dpID=41yKG1SbjsL&dpPl=1&keywords=antifragile&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&qid=1517925256&ref=plSrch&ref_=mp_s_a_1_1&sr=8-1. Our Mission: The Center for Inquiry strives to foster a secular society based on reason, science, freedom of inquiry, and…Find out more »
• What we'll doAll Ages | 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Join the MOSI space experts in the staff parking lot to enjoy an evening of space exploration. Free for all, parking is $5. This is a MOSI event. M.A.R.S members provide support & assistance to the MOSI staff at SkyWatch events. Let MOSI staff know you're a member of M.A.R.S when you arrive. • What to bringBe weather wise. It's an outdoors event. • Important to knowFind out more »
• What we'll doPlease join us at this excellent Thai restaurant for some great food and enjoyable freethinking company. No grace and no invocation, promise! The deadline for RSVP's is Sunday Feb 25 at 11:30 pm. Limited to 20 reservations!!! This venue is wheelchair accessible. Late RSVP's please email David: sellonlyne @ gmail.com (email@example.com). If you RSVP for this event and you are not able to attend, please change your Meetup status to "No" prior to the event. -----> Please…Find out more »
• What we'll doThe last Humanities and Hops of the Spring 2018 semester explores the Culture of Food with Sara Dykins Callahan, Julia Irwin, and William Schanbacher. Dykins Callahan, Humanities and Cultural Studies Department, explores the relationships between identity, culture, and food. Dykins Callahan is specifically interested in the politics and performances of Foodie Culture in Neo-Pastoralism in the contemporary United States. Julia Irwin, History, will speak about the relationship between German immigration and the growing popularity of beer in…Find out more »
Center for Inquiry Condemns Trump’s Transgender Military Ban as Turning Back Progress
“Trump is singling out transgender Americans, a long-maligned group that is just now making significant gains toward equal treatment, to reward his supporters in the religious right”
Cancellation of Richard Dawkins Berkeley Event Baseless and Unconscionable [UPDATED]
“The idea that I have engaged in abusive speech against Islam is preposterous, which even the most rudimentary fact-checking by KPFA would have made clear,” said Prof. Dawkins.
Bill Nelson goes after Gov. Scott on climate change
WASHINGTON – Sen. Bill Nelson on Monday criticized his likely 2018 rival Rick Scott during a Senate floor speech on climate change.