This Meetup is a place to join others who are willing to question and challenge cherished dogmas of any stripe. Let's get together at a potluck, meet at a bar or a coffee shop, go hiking, you name it. Exchange ideas, news, share your success stories and get support from other free-thinking people. We're an "umbrella" for a few locations at once: SF, North, East, and South Bays, The Peninsula, and maybe more. Anybody brave enough to organize events in any of those areas is welcome to become an assistant organizer. We will share the same calendar so anyone can attend any of the local events. Not all of us will come to the same place on the same day due to travel and other limitations. But we will stay connected as a group, though some connections are through other area Meetups. Other Bay Area Meetups you might be interested in: * The Santa Clara County Brights: http://brights.meetup.com/213/ * Center for Inquiry, SF: http://skeptics.meetup.com/147/ * Overcoming Bias Meetup in South Bay: http://www.meetup.com/Bay-Area-Overcoming-B... There are tons of science related events in the Bay Area. Check out http://www.bayareascience.org/ for a listing.