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Author Archive: Beth

Featured Meetup!

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. APRIL: …

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Annual Winter Solstice Party

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Ethical Humanist Award

The New York Society for Ethical Culture presents the Ethical Humanist Award to Planned Parenthood: Still fighting for women’s rights after 100 years! Sign up and buy tickets here. The Ethical Humanist Award, established in 1970, is the Society’s highest honor. It recognizes an individual who has acted with extraordinary moral courage, without regard for the sanction …

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From the Top of the Wonder Wheel: A Poetic Atheist Historian Maps the World

When: Wednesday, July 6 at 6:30PM Where:New York Society For Ethical Culture 2 West 64th Street (At Central Park West) Admission: NYSEC Members: $30 Guests:$60 (all four sessions) All four Wednesdays in July! Moderator: Jennifer Michael Hecht, author “Like belief, doubt takes a lot of different forms, from ancient Skepticism to modern scientific empiricism, from doubt in many …

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RNY Summer Solstice Party!

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Northeast Conference on Science and Skepticism

Join us at NECSS 2016 This year our keynote address will be given by Professor of the Public Understanding of Psychology Richard Wiseman! He will be joined by world-renowned science communicator Bill Nye “The Science Guy,” the full Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe “Rogues,” and over two-dozen other speakers, panelists, and workshop leaders for 2016’s best celebration of science and skepticism. Additional speakers …

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Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross Public Service Award

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SHSNY Day of Reason Brunch – “Godless Grace”

Book now to guarantee your place! SUNDAY, MAY 1, NOON: SHSNY’s 9th Annual DAY OF REASON BRUNCH PETE’S TAVERN, 129 East 18 Street Our speaker will be: DAVID ORENSTEIN (The Paleolibrarian) “Godless Grace: How Non-Believers are Making the World Safer, Richer and Kinder” Can we be good without god? According to their new book, Godless Grace: How Non-Believers are …

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SHSNY 8th Annual Darwin Day Celebration

When: Friday, February 12 7:00pm Where: Byblos Restaurant 80 Madison Avenue Confirm your place at our celebration of Charles Darwin’s 207th birthday — and the 28th Anniversary of the founding of SHSNY — along with 60 or more of your fellow freethinkers at top-rated Byblos in midtown. The highlight of the evening will be a …

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BOOK EVENT: MARIA KONNIKOVA ON “THE CONFIDENCE GAME”

Wednesday, January 13 Baruch Performing Arts Center 17 Lexington Avenue,  Room 306   Join Maria Konnikova, the New York Times bestselling author of Mastermind, in a compelling investigation into the minds, motives, and methods of con artists—and the people who fall for their cons over and over again While cheats and swindlers may be a dime a dozen, true conmen—the …

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