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Skepticamp 2017

Saturday, December 2, 2017 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM The Brooklyn Commons Cafe 388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY We invite you to a FREE ($20 optional donation to NYC Skeptics appreciated) all-day series of lectures on Science and Skepticism topics. SkeptiCamp is like a science conference, except that its content is provided by the attendees themselves! Anyone can …

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Dec 14: Secular Coalition Cocktail and Benefit Bash    

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Annual RNY Winter Solstice Party!

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Oct 20: CFI-LI Monthly Forum   The Center for Inquiry – Long Island is the local LI branch of CFI, a think tank working to foster a secular society based on science, reason, free inquiry and humanist values. CFI-LI sponsors public educational programs, supports local campus and community groups, and works with the media. For further information and our schedule of …

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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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