Past Events (33)

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May 16, 2024
Thursday
  • Discussion

  • May 16, 2024 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:

    Brian was offering to lead a discussion about money, the major problems, and what might be done about them.  But Covid has got in the way.  We are working on an alternative subject - please let us have your suggestion.  As always, everyone is welcome

  • Created by: Paul Hazelden
April 18, 2024
Thursday
  • Discussion: Identity and Perspective

  • Apr 18, 2024 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:

    There was a lot more we could have said last month about the subject of 'Identity', so we may well come back to it in a few months.  One specific aspect which seems worth looking at in more detail is the way in which our identity, the tribes we belon

  • Created by: Paul Hazelden
November 16, 2023
Thursday
  • Discussion - the 'Leap of Faith'

  • Nov 16, 2023 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:

    Talk about faith and rationality often involves (and, I suggest, is generally side-tracked by) references to the 'leap of faith' which is commonly associated with Kierkegaard - so can we avoid the pitfalls?  And, while we are on the subject, why is i

  • Created by: Paul Hazelden
October 19, 2023
Thursday
  • Discussion: Humankind - 'A Hopeful History'

  • Oct 19, 2023 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:

    Brian has circulated links to the book, and to several critical articles.  The chapters are fairly stand-alone, so you can pick and choose the aspects you are most interested in, if you don't have time to read the whole thing.  Or we will summarise w

  • Created by: Paul Hazelden
September 21, 2023
Thursday
August 17, 2023
Thursday
  • Discussion: Changing Hearts and Minds

  • Aug 17, 2023 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:

    When I was growing up in the 60s, the world faced many problems, but in most areas we could see progress was being made. These days, it often feels like the world is going backwards. Facts are clearly not enough, so what can we do to change hearts an

  • Created by: Paul Hazelden
July 20, 2023
Thursday
  • Discussion

  • Jul 20, 2023 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:

    Topic to be decided.  As always, everyone is welcome; please contact Paul if you don't have the Zoom details.

  • Created by: Paul Hazelden
June 15, 2023
Thursday
  • Discussion: Engaging Volunteers

  • Jun 15, 2023 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:

    In May, we touched on the difficulty of getting people engaged with useful activities; there was a general feeling that people today are less willing to volunteer than in earlier times.  I (Paul) offered to talk about lessons learned from my own expe

  • Created by: Paul Hazelden
March 9, 2023
Thursday
  • Discussion

  • Mar 9, 2023 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:

    Again, this meeting has been moved from the following week.

     

    Please coontact Paull if you need the Zoom link.

  • Created by: Paul Hazelden
February 9, 2023
Thursday
January 19, 2023
Thursday
  • Discussion

  • Jan 19, 2023 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:

    We will probably not be meeting in December.  As always, if you don't have the link to join us, please email Paul.

  • Created by: Paul Hazelden
November 17, 2022
Thursday
  • Discussion

  • Nov 17, 2022 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:

    Everyone welcome. If you don't have the Zoom link, please contact Paul.

  • Created by: Paul Hazelden
October 20, 2022
Thursday
  • Discussion

  • Oct 20, 2022 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:

    Everyone welcome. If you don't have the Zoom link, please contact Paul.

  • Created by: Paul Hazelden
September 15, 2022
Thursday
  • Discussion

  • Sep 15, 2022 from 8:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Online
  • Description:

    Everyone welcome. If you don't have the Zoom link, please contact Paul.

  • Created by: Paul Hazelden

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