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Is There Room at the Table for … Fascists? @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Is There Room at the Table for … Fascists? @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
We often sing a song: “There’s Room at the Table for Everyone.”  But do we need to include those whose values are not only contradictory, but whose values include destroying so much that we hold[...]
A More Beautiful and Terrible History @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
A More Beautiful and Terrible History @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Award-winning historian Jeanne Theoharis debunks contemporary imaginings of the civil rights movement in her new book, A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History. By showing how the movement[...]
Songs of the Sanctuary (a Colloquy) @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Oct 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Songs of the Sanctuary (a Colloquy) @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
This colloquy, facilitated by Dora Gray, Ph.D., is about the music desired at our gatherings here at Brooklyn Ethical.  What inspires you? What would you like to hear? Would you prefer to sit and listen to music,[...]
Charley Horwitz Platform @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Oct 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Charley Horwitz Platform @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
The Charley Horwitz Platform celebrates community building through peaceful resolutions, activism, and inclusion. The annual event is named for the late BSEC president Charley Horwitz. The celebration kicks off at 11am at the Brooklyn Society[...]
Sanctuary: Finding and Making a Safe Harbor @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sanctuary: Finding and Making a Safe Harbor @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
As human beings, we seek and create sanctuary — places or groups of refuge, belonging, acceptance, meaning.We are, as humans, community-seekers.  What makes a community both meaningful and a safe harbor, and what can we do to[...]
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Can I Be Black and Humanist? A Continuing Conversation on Race, Faith, and Identity @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Christian Hayden, member of the Philadelphia Ethical Society, took a humanism pilgrimage to Ghana 2015 – 2016 where while serving, he engaged with ideas on what it meant to be humanist and black. But before[...]
Nov 4 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
This Thing Called YOUth: The value of transparency and authenticity in working with youth. @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Today more than ever, youth are finding it difficult to measure up to society’s expectations of achievement and self-promotion. This age of technology, social media and free information can inform, as well as injure.  While[...]
Memory: Re-Membering the World @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Memory: Re-Membering the World @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Memory is a strange experience. We would like to think that our minds record what has happened, like a video tape, but instead, we store bits and pieces of the experience, and our minds construct[...]
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Intergenerational Festival: “Wampanoag.” ​ Led by Remi Gay @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
This inter-generational 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 @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Nov 25 @ 11:00 am
Thanksgiving Colloquy @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
What brings you joy at this time of year or any time of year? We will create mini posters of words, drawings, magazine cutouts, quotes or poems that will remind us of what brings meaning[...]
Being Open to the Mysterious @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Being Open to the Mysterious @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
Will Rogers once said, “It ain’t what we don’t know that gives us trouble, it’s what we know that ain’t so.”  Richard Feynman said it in different words, “”I think it’s much more interesting to[...]
Mysteries: Challenges to Know the Unknown @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am
Mysteries:  Challenges to Know the Unknown @ Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture
11:00 am
(c) Adobe Stock Images. Used with permission. Muriel Tillinghast, Brooklyn Ethical’s Ethical Action Committee chairperson, has brought interesting programs to us before including for Enhanced Discussion and the Lucy’s Children group.  On this Sunday, she’ll[...]