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7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

December 2018

Dec
12

Discussion: What about absolute evil or absolute good?

December 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

Join us for a discussion on whether or not there is such a thing as good or evil - especially absolute forms.

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November 2018

Nov
14

Discussion: “I’m not sad – I’m depressed.”

November 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CST
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

Depressed: sharing stories and supporting those with stories of dysthymia (persistent depressive disorder) or depression. There are no known biological causes that apply consistently to all cases of dysthymia, which suggests diverse origin of the disorder. However, there are some indications that there is a genetic predisposition to dysthymia: "The rate of depression in the families of people with dysthymia is as high as fifty percent for the early-onset form of the disorder". Other factors linked with dysthymia include stress,…

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October 2018

Oct
10

Discussion – Scary Times for Young Men? … or all men?

October 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

A prominent political figure recently claimed, in response to the Kavanaugh investigation, that it's a scary time for young men.Is it really? Or, is it only scary for ones who behave badly?What can we make of some of the revelations about how men and boys behave?Are changes overdue?

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Oct
10

Discussion Group – topic tba

October 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

If we want to continue the discussion after we have to leave the library, we can go to the Boulevard Bar&Grill on the north side of Far West. Link to Boulevard Bar&Grill: http://www.blvd-grill.com/index.php?id=intro

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September 2018

Sep
12

CFI Discussion group – Which is better: 25th Amendment or Impeachment?

September 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

Let's discuss the pros and cons of the 25th Amendment and Impeachment.

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Sep
12

Discussion Group – topic tba

September 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

If we want to continue the discussion after we have to leave the library, we can go to the Boulevard Bar&Grill on the north side of Far West. Link to Boulevard Bar&Grill: http://www.blvd-grill.com/index.php?id=intro

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August 2018

Aug
8

Discussion: Does AI explain why atheism is unpopular?

August 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

The Atlantic ran an article about AI and the unpopularity of atheism. Here is a link to it: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/07/artificial-intelligence-religion-atheism/565076/

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July 2018

Jul
11

Discussion: What to do about immigration?

July 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

The existing immigration policy seems to leave a lot to be desired. What would a sensible policy look like?

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Jul
11

Discussion Group – topic tba

July 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

If we want to continue the discussion after we have to leave the library, we can go to the Boulevard Bar&Grill on the north side of Far West. Link to Boulevard Bar&Grill: http://www.blvd-grill.com/index.php?id=intro

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June 2018

Jun
13

Discussion: What’s Up?

June 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - June 14, 2018 @ 9:00 pm CDT
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

Monthly discussion.

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Jun
13

Discussion Group – topic tba

June 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

If we want to continue the discussion after we have to leave the library, we can go to the Boulevard Bar&Grill on the north side of Far West. Link to Boulevard Bar&Grill: http://www.blvd-grill.com/index.php?id=intro

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May 2018

May
9

Discussion: What Gives Me Hope

May 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

Sometimes things seem hopeless, but maybe you know something that revives hope.

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May
9

Discussion Group – topic tba

May 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

If we want to continue the discussion after we have to leave the library, we can go to the Boulevard Bar&Grill on the north side of Far West. Link to Boulevard Bar&Grill: http://www.blvd-grill.com/index.php?id=intro

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April 2018

Apr
11

Discussion: Race in Science and Society

April 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

This is less than a fourth of the article. Message Steve B via Meetup with your email address to get the full version of this article from the March 24, 2018 NYT.How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’By David ReichIn 1942, the anthropologist Ashley Montagu published “Man’s Most Dangerous Myth: The Fallacy of Race,” an influential book that argued that race is a social concept with no genetic basis. A classic example often cited is the inconsistent definition of…

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March 2018

Mar
14

Discussion Group – topic tba

March 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

If we want to continue the discussion after we have to leave the library, we can go to the Boulevard Bar&Grill on the north side of Far West. Link to Boulevard Bar&Grill: http://www.blvd-grill.com/index.php?id=intro

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February 2018

Feb
14

Discussion: Should We Do Whatever It Takes to Save a Baby?

February 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CST
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

If we want to continue the discussion after we have to leave the library, we can go to the Boulevard Bar&Grill on the north side of Far West. Link to Boulevard Bar&Grill: http://www.blvd-grill.com/index.php?id=intro

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January 2018

Jan
10

Discussion Group – “Believer and Non-believer in a Relationship?”

January 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CST
Old Quarry Library, 7051 Village Center Dr
Austin, TX 78731 US

If we want to continue the discussion after we have to leave the library, we can go to the Boulevard Bar&Grill on the north side of Far West. Link to Boulevard Bar&Grill: http://www.blvd-grill.com/index.php?id=intro

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