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SHSNY’s 9th Annual Freethought Day Brunch

When: Sunday October 8 Where: Pete’s Tavern, 129 East 18th Street, New York, NY With speaker Jonathan Engel on “Separation of Church & State Isn’t in the Constitution” … and Other American Myths A nationally-recognized First Amendment authority, Jon’s 2013 Freethought Day presentation for us, “The History of Church/State Separation in America”, was an insightful …

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Sep 11: Stoic School of LIfe: The role ethics of Epictetus   The Stoic School of Life is inspired (with a bit of immodesty) to the ancient Greco-Roman schools of philosophy. Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, Epictetus and many others simply gave lectures about their favorite topics and engaged in Socratic discussions with people interested in what they had …

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Book Launch Party: Robyn DeLuca’s The Hormone Myth

Wednesday, August 2 The Brooklyn Commons 388 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY Come celebrate the launch of Dr. DeLuca’s new book, The Hormone Myth: How Junk Science, Gender Politics and Lies About PMS Keep Women Down (on pre-sale at Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Hormone-Myth-Science-Gender-Politics/dp/1626255091/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1496935230&sr=8-1&keywords=the+hormone+myth   Join us at the Cafe at the Brooklyn Commons for a brief reading …

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July 26: SHSNY: Great Lectures On DVD: James Randi The Secular Humanist Society of New York (SHSNY) is a leader in the NYC area freethought community: Okay, you’re an atheist/agnostic – now what? Secular humanism is a philosophy of life guided by reason and science, free from religious and secular dogmas, promoting human happiness, freedom and understanding on this …

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June 20: FFNY- The Hormone Myth FFNY is a welcoming home to explore women’s issues and the role of women in the secular and humanist community, as well as host to social activities that encourage a supportive and vibrant community. We will also find ways to support local and national initiatives tackling gender equality and women’s rights. http://feministfreethinkers.org …

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NECSS 2017 – Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism

Registration for NECSS 2017 is open!

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We are excited to be spotlighting our new monthly showcase!  We will be featuring a regular event for one of our member groups each month. We encourage those who have not attended to do so and meet some of the people from that organization. Generally these will be either social gatherings or discussion groups. May …

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SHSNY’s 10th Annual DAY OF REASON BRUNCH

SUNDAY, MAY 7, NOON at PETE’S TAVERN 129 East 18 Street Our speaker will be: MICHAEL DE DORA “From D.C. to Geneva:  Secular Humanist Advocacy Around the World”  

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Book Launch Party- How to Be a Stoic

  Where: Paulaner 265 Bowery When: May 9 at 6:00PM – 9:00PM Come celebrate the launch of Massimo’s new book, How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life (on pre-sale at Amazon, both hard cover and e-version)! Join us at Paulaner, in the Bowery, for a brief presentation of the …

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