Great Ideas From Sikhism - As we continue to look for good moral teachings from around the world, we turn to a unique religion from the Punjab region of India and Pakistan. You may recognize Sikhs by their turbans, beards, and swords, but their modern theism and peaceful worldview may be even more memorable.
Human-Caused Climate Change - Putting the political debate aside, what is the science behind all this talk of climate change, global warming, and ocean acidification? Is it as bad as the politicians say? How much of our climate is really affected by things like carbon emissions? Let’s check it out!
The Ideas and Ethics of Baruch Spinoza - This week, we are taking a look at a few great ideas from a brilliant but humble mind. Spinoza was one of the intellectuals who gave rise to the Enlightenment with no small amount of biblical criticism and a belief in the perfection of reality, as it actually is.
Celebrating Wisdom - Special holidays and celebrations can bring fun, distinction, and a sense of unity to a community. In addition to your other local, national, and cultural festivities, we hope that you will join us in the creation and celebration of our first secular annual event - one of four now in development!
5 Habits for a Health Mind - We may often give thought to our physical and emotional wellbeing, but in this meeting, we are prioritizing cognitive health. Our conversation will touch on improving memory, brain function, static and dynamic IQ, and more!
De-Escalation Techniques - Our long-anticipated training for forum hosts is here! Aspiring moderators and forum participants alike are invited to learn how to bring people together for productive conversation. We will go over diffusion techniques, de-escalation techniques as well as effective tools in helping all participants follow the rules.
“We are currently in need of volunteers 16-years-old and older for many of our upcoming clinics- duties include basic set-up (like chairs and tables), handing out forms and helping people fill them out correctly, as well as writing and typing-up county licenses.”