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Drinking Rationally at Mr Tramps (on Research)

Monday, May 13, 2019

Come join us to eat, drink, and solve the world’s problems. There is limited parking available. It’s okay to park in the Target parking lot, but make sure to read the signs for other businesses that don’t want you to park in their space. Menu: https://mistertramps.com/menu/

Food For Thought – Religion: How it Unites Us and Tears Us Apart with Sid Hall

Monday, April 15, 2019

All over the world and at all levels religion is the basis for both comfort and strife. Sid Hall will talk about it from his perspective as an insider with a somewhat skeptical view.

Hot Science Cool Talks: Save the … Sharks?! [not a CFI event]

Friday, April 12, 2019

You should register to attend at the ESI page: http://www.esi.utexas.edu/talk/save-the-sharks/ What is the talk about?“We have been hating sharks on general principles for centuries … now it is high time that they should pay up.” This was a 1928 invitation to harvest sharks in Scientific Monthly (now Science). This mentality has been accepted by generations …

Drinking Rationally at Mr Tramps (on Research)

Monday, April 8, 2019

Come join us to eat, drink, and solve the world’s problems. There is limited parking available. It’s okay to park in the Target parking lot, but make sure to read the signs for other businesses that don’t want you to park in their space. Menu: https://mistertramps.com/menu/

Moveable Feast at Maudie’s in the Triangle (no foolin’)

Monday, April 1, 2019

Join us for good food and chat at Maudie’s. Menu link: https://www.maudies.com/menu/appetizers/

Non-fiction book group: Factfulness

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Thinkby Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund Factfulness: The stress-reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts. When asked simple questions about global trends—what percentage of the world’s population live in poverty; why …

Secular Community Potluck Dinner

Saturday, March 23, 2019

The secular community will dine together. Add a comment to let us know what you will bring. Choose among: entree; side dish; dessert; beverage; appetizers. Starting around 7:30 pm there will be a trivia contest featuring questions about science, free thought, and politics. There will be an emphasis on women scientists as well as various …

Discussion: What is an “American,” and how has our concept of being one changed?

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Are you a member of the Nacirema tribe of North America? Let’s talk about it.

Food For Thought: Is “Intelligent Design” an explanation for evolution?

Monday, March 18, 2019

We will watch clips from a slick creationist video in which an attempt is made to show how evolution by natural selection is wrong, and that there is a need for an Intelligent Designer to make things come out right. After various sequences we will take time to analyze the arguments. [spoiler: there is no …

Drinking Rationally at Mr Tramps (on Research)

Monday, March 11, 2019

Come join us to eat, drink, and solve the world’s problems. There is limited parking available. It’s okay to park in the Target parking lot, but make sure to read the signs for other businesses that don’t want you to park in their space. Menu: https://mistertramps.com/menu/