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Sunday Platform Meeting: What We Need Is Here @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Nov 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Platform Meeting: What We Need Is Here @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
© Eziogutzemberg | Dreamstime Wendell Berry’s poem “The Wild Geese” talks of “the ancient faith: what we need is here.”   Often, when we dream of a better future, we focus on the gaps between where[...]
Nov 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Platform Meeting: How Decentralized Social Movements Can Scale and Win @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
© Simathers | Dreamstime How do the mass popular social movements of our time, from Occupy to Black Lives Matter, create new opportunities for decision-makers, organizations, and political parties to make political and economic change[...]
Platform: Wampanoag, a Multigenerational Festival @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Nov 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Platform: Wampanoag, a Multigenerational Festival @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
This multigenerational festival of appreciation is led by Remi Gay, a former board officer and long-time member of Brooklyn Ethical who has been granted permission by Native American elders to perform rituals honoring our earth[...]
Thanksgiving Colloquy on Generosity of Spirit @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Thanksgiving Colloquy on Generosity of Spirit @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Used with permission Colloquies are an opportunity to come together and to  reflect  in a personal way on a given theme, and may include music, meditation, quotations, and arts activities. Facilitated by Tasha Paley, BSEC[...]
Sunday Platform Meeting: When Hope Is Hard to Find @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Platform Meeting: When Hope Is Hard to Find @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
© Lute Takuvaka | Dreamstime Some song lyrics come to mind in thinking about this week’s platform talk:  “I’ll bring you hope, when hope is hard to find; and I’ll bring a song of love, and[...]
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Platform Meeting: The Declaration of Human Rights Today @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
In this time of chaos can we individually and collectively uphold the rights of all? Do we do this in our daily lives with those we deem “less than?” As ethical people (spiritually and professionally)[...]
Winter Solstice - “I see the light in you.”
11:00 am
There are times we feel like we are in the shadows. And there are times that we realize that even in the shadows we are not alone. In what ways can we remind one another[...]
Kwanzaa: A Colloquy on the Seven Principles @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Dec 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Kwanzaa:  A Colloquy on the Seven Principles @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Kwanzaa is a 7-day holiday, December 26 – January 1, originally created in the 1960s by Maulana Karenga as both a humanistic alternative to Christmas, and an explicitly African American holiday. Karenga later evolved his[...]
One Year At a Time – Colloquy at Year’s End @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Dec 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
One Year At a Time - Colloquy at Year’s End @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
  (c) Vaclav Volrab | Dreamstime This colloquy is planned to offer participants the opportunity to use music, collage, participatory and meditative methods to reflect upon and share some of the experiences and meanings offered[...]
Sunday Platform Meeting: Living With Intention @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Jan 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Platform Meeting: Living With Intention @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
© Omei26 | Dreamstime.com What are your intentions for this New Year?  An intention is different from a resolution.  An intention is about how you want to be, rather than what you will do.  Of course,[...]
Colloquy: The Power of Intent @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Colloquy: The Power of Intent @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Our colloquy auspiciously falls the day before Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. An excerpt from “The Meaning of the King Holiday”, written by his wife Coretta Scott King, reads as follows: We commemorate Dr. King’s[...]
Jan 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Sunday Platform Meeting: Intention vs. Impact - Ethical Dilemmas @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
(c) Marek Uliasz | Dreamstime Some systems of ethics stress intention as what makes an action ethical or not ethical, and some systems stress impact.  We’ll play with some ethical dilemmas that might be assessed[...]