CFI Monthly Lecture Meeting!: 7PM TONIGHT at First Unitarian Church


Where: First Unitarian Church (605 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)

When: 7PM TONIGHT

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/CFI-Pittsburgh/events/237749958/

Center for Inquiry – Pittsburgh

Welcome to CFI’s monthly lecture night series!

Our presenter is this month is Andy Norman, Carnegie Mellon University Philosophy Department faculty member and frequent contributor to the CFI publication Free Inquiry magazine.

Each month (with the exception of August and December) we feature a presentation/lecture on a variety of topics.  Our primary focus is on science, but we also have talks on skepticism and humanism and beyond.  We try to structure the meetings to begin with a presentation that leaves time for great discussions and Q&A sessions afterward. We try to post the topic and speaker bio as soon as that information is known — please check back soon. If you have speaker suggestions and/or ideas that are in keeping with our mission, please feel free to email your suggestions to pgh@centerforinquiry.net

See you there!

P.S.  We usually head to Ali Baba’s on nearby Craig Street at 5:30 p.m. for a pre-lecture or pre-movie dinner. Please leave a comment below if you are coming to dinner so we can include you in the reservation. Thanks!

To learn about all the secular groups in Pittsburgh, visit the Pittsburgh Coalition of Reason website…and you can follow Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers and CFI on Facebook!

*CFI-Pittsburgh strives to be an ADA compliant organization.  Please email pgh@centerforinquiry.net to request accommodations.


Wednesday, March 22 at 7:00 PM

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Science & Skeptics Book Club: I Contain Multitude: the microbes … Ed Yong: 3/26/2017 at Biddle’s Escape


Where: Biddle’s Escape (401 Biddle Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15221)

When: 3/26/2017

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/Steel-City-Skeptics/events/238114475/

I Contain Multitudes: the Microbes within Us and a Grander View of Life. Ed Yong. 

Every animal, whether human, squid or wasp, is home to millions of bacteria and other microbes. This book is the story of the extraordinary partnerships between creatures that live inside us: those we are familiar with and those we are not. It reveals how we humans are disrupting these partnerships and how we might manipulate them for our own good. The book will change your view of nature and our sense of where we belong in it. The books is a New York Times best seller and the Economist Best Books of 2016

Our library system has 23 copies and at least one electronic copy and audio copy. You can buy the book or get the Kindle or iTunes verisons for about $15 at Amazon or the iTunes store.

Sunday, March 26 at 2:00 PM

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Today’s 4:20 break – Impeachara. Ask your doctor if it’s right for you.


Feeling really down and in the dumps lately?  Are feelings of hopelessness and despair becoming a permanent part of your life?  Is your hair tuning prematurely white or falling out completely?  Having trouble sleeping?  Experiencing frequent panic attacks?  Find yourself in constant arguments with people you once thought were sane and rational? The most frightening of all, are you loosing friends on Facebook?

These signs, and more, are strong indicators that you may have developed a serious case of TIAD, Trump Induced Anxiety Disorder.  Fortunately, Impeachara is here to help.

Of course, only your doctor can tell for sure if Impeachara is right for you.  But surely a quick visit to your doctor is warranted just to find out if you may have fallen victim to this terrible disorder.

Helpful information about the new psyche-saving med is presented in the video below.

 

 

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Drinking Skeptically: 3/24/2017 at Claddagh Irish Pub


Where: Claddagh Irish Pub (Southside Works) (407 Cinema Dr, Pittsburgh, PA 15203)

When: 3/24/2017

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/Steel-City-Skeptics/events/236545180/

Please note that we are meeting the 4th Friday of the month in March, as to not conflict with St. Patricks Day!

Drinking Skeptically is an informal social event designed to promote fellowship and networking among skeptics, atheists, humanists, critical-thinkers, and like-minded individuals. There is no specific topic. It is just an open discussion among fellow freethinkers about science, religion, skepticism, beer, dinner, life and leisure. Both teetotalers and those who imbibe moderately are equally welcomed. We generally meet the third or fourth Friday of each month, skipping August and December. 

We start gathering at 7 pm, but latecomers are more than welcome. To find us, just ask at host at the door when you arrive, where the Skeptics are gathering.  Hope to see you on Friday night!

Friday, March 24 at 7:00 PM

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CFI Monthly Lecture Meeting!: 3/22/2017 at First Unitarian Church


Where: First Unitarian Church (605 Morewood Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)

When: 3/22/2017

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/CFI-Pittsburgh/events/237749958/

Center for Inquiry – Pittsburgh

Welcome to CFI’s monthly lecture night series!

Our presenter is this month is Andy Norman, Carnegie Mellon University Philosophy Department faculty member and frequent contributor to the CFI publication Free Inquiry magazine.

Each month (with the exception of August and December) we feature a presentation/lecture on a variety of topics.  Our primary focus is on science, but we also have talks on skepticism and humanism and beyond.  We try to structure the meetings to begin with a presentation that leaves time for great discussions and Q&A sessions afterward. We try to post the topic and speaker bio as soon as that information is known — please check back soon. If you have speaker suggestions and/or ideas that are in keeping with our mission, please feel free to email your suggestions to pgh@centerforinquiry.net

See you there!

P.S.  We usually head to Ali Baba’s on nearby Craig Street at 5:30 p.m. for a pre-lecture or pre-movie dinner. Please leave a comment below if you are coming to dinner so we can include you in the reservation. Thanks!

To learn about all the secular groups in Pittsburgh, visit the Pittsburgh Coalition of Reason website…and you can follow Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers and CFI on Facebook!

*CFI-Pittsburgh strives to be an ADA compliant organization.  Please email pgh@centerforinquiry.net to request accommodations.


Wednesday, March 22 at 7:00 PM

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From Redacted Tonight\, Lee Camp returns to Pittsburgh (Live Stand Up Comedy!): 7PM TONIGHT at Mr. Smalls Theatre


Where: Mr. Smalls Theatre (400 Lincoln Ave, Millvale, PA)

When: 7PM TONIGHT

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/Steel-City-Skeptics/events/237896160/

For ONE NIGHT ONLY! Comedian & Writer Lee Camp comes to the Funhouse at Mr. Smalls in Pittsburgh PA! Opening the show is DC based Comedian Krish Mohan & Garrett Titlebaum. Lee is the head writer and host of the national TV show Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp on RT America. He’s a former contributor to The Onion, former staff humor writer for the Huffington Post, and his web series “Moment of Clarity” has been viewed by millions. He’s toured the country and the world with his fierce brand of standup comedy, and George Carlin’s daughter Kelly said he’s one of the few comics keeping her father’s torch lit. Bill Hicks’s brother Steve said Lee is one of only a handful with Bill’s “message and passion.” For more go to LeeCamp.net.

“An incredibly funny man.” John Oliver

“An amazing writer and a great political thinker. Hes the change you and I want to see.” Janeane Garofalo

“Imagine Jon Stewart if he gave a damn. Hes like Howard Zinn after 12 beers.” David Swanson

“Lee Camp has found the hole in Americas brain where reason has been replaced by Wal-Mart. Lees rants channel the gunk oozing out. You have to admit, thats why hes so fucking funny.” Greg Palast

“A comedy evangelist Blistering punchlines” The Guardian

Tickets: http://www.ticketfly….

Millvale, PA – USA

Saturday, March 11 at 7:00 PM

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Monthly Activist Meeting: 2PM TODAY at Starbucks


Where: Starbucks (971 Greentree Road, Pittsburgh, PA)

When: 2PM TODAY

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/CFI-Pittsburgh/events/237864436/

Center for Inquiry – Pittsburgh

Hey everyone, Jeff here.

On the heels of my January lecture, I’d like our group to become more involved in activism so I’m setting up a monthly meeting. Those interested in organizing, planning or just plain getting more involved are welcome to attend. My idea was to make this very laid back and casual. We’ll just meet at the Starbucks on Greentree Hill grab a table or two and chat. I want this to be easily accessible and more importantly free and family friendly. If you have other suggestions, please let me know but I want it on/near the bus line and buying something NOT required. This will flow more when we have a couple and get an idea who is coming regularly and where a solid central location will be.

Pittsburgh, PA – USA

Saturday, March 11 at 2:00 PM

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CFI Discussion Group: 7PM TONIGHT at Tan Lac Vien


Where: Tan Lac Vien (2114 Murray Ave (Squirrel Hill), Pittsburgh, PA 15217)

When: 7PM TONIGHT

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/CFI-Pittsburgh/events/237746128/

Center for Inquiry – Pittsburgh

Hi Everyone,

This is our monthly discussion group.  I post the discussion topic a few weeks in advance; stay tuned for more information. Please feel free to submit discussion topics to: pittsburghsecularfreethinkers@gmail.com

See you there!

To learn about all the secular groups in Pittsburgh, visit the Pittsburgh Coalition of Reason website…and you can follow Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers and CFI on Facebook!

*CFI-Pittsburgh strives to be an ADA compliant organization.  Please email pgh@centerforinquiry.net to request accommodations.

Thursday, March 9 at 7:00 PM

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Today’s 4:20 break – Carson profundity


Regardtless (sic) of what you might think, Ben Carson is capable (as his boss would say) of very tremendous profundity.

I place the below 30-second video into the public record as evidence for this claim.

 

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CFI Social Night: 7PM TONIGHT at Sharp Edge Bistro


Where: Sharp Edge Bistro (922 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222)

When: 7PM TONIGHT

RSVP at: https://www.meetup.com/CFI-Pittsburgh/events/237746126/

Center for Inquiry – Pittsburgh

Welcome to the Center For Inquiry’s monthly social night, held every first Tuesday of the month at the Sharp Edge in the Cultural District downtown.  Come and socialize with like-minded friends.

See you there!

To learn about all the secular groups in Pittsburgh, visit the Pittsburgh Coalition of Reason website…and you can follow Pittsburgh Secular Freethinkers and CFI on Facebook!

*CFI-Pittsburgh strives to be an ADA compliant organization.  Please email pgh@centerforinquiry.net to request accomodations.

Pittsburgh, PA 15222 – USA

Tuesday, March 7 at 7:00 PM

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