Saturday Conversations

TOPIC:

As humans, we live in a world saturated with purpose. If you look around you it is likely that you will not even be able to find a single thing that lacks any purpose. We have purposefully molded the environments around us, bent them to our will, and embued everything with which we now interact with purpose. Even the very act of transforming our environments is not without purpose. Here we are, swimming in a sea of purpose and yet we might take this all for granted.


Questions:

• What is purpose?

• What does it mean for an object, action, person, or life to have a purpose? Are these different kinds of purpose?

• Where does purpose come from?

• Is purpose found, assigned, or discovered?

• Can the actions of non-human animals have purpose?


Location and Price:

Upstairs there are many tables and chairs where people can gather and eat. If it's a nice day out, we may sit out on the covered balcony. As always there is a suggested, but by no means necessary, $2 donation which goes towards helping cover the costs of the meetup.


Feel free to post suggestions for future topics here.

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  • Elder N.

    Not bad at all. Hope everyone else enjoyed the time.

    April 1, 2014

  • Liz

    Loved this topic! It fulfilled its purpose.

    March 31, 2014

    • Dan K.

      Ah, but /whose/ purpose?

      1 · March 31, 2014

  • Kim F.

    Would like to come by Saturday .... Looking forward the experience.

    March 27, 2014

  • Elder N.

    OK, I am finally back in town, and can schedule a meet up in. Looking forward to seeing all who can come.

    PS. Nathaniel, did you select a topic for this week yet?

    March 25, 2014

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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