Let's meet again to think and speak about topics that you might not have the opportunity to discuss anywhere else. As usual, we will talk about whatever we want. Eat if you want, think, and be merry.
Our previous February 17th meetup included discussion on these topics:
Abraham Lincoln - real history vs. government school history
nationalism at the Olympics
the virtual return of czarism to Russia
Daniel Dennett vs. Sam Harris on free will
hard determinism vs. soft determinism
differing sentencing policies for crack and powder cocaine
restitution compared to our current retributive justice system
legalization of pot in Colorado and Washington
e-cigarettes, vaping, and government regulations
Kansas legislation that would allow private entities to refuse service to same-sex couples
Gelato Mio refusing service to Skepticon 4 attendees
Walter Block - discrimination isn't that bad
Oklahoma legislation to end issuing of marriage licenses
eugenics and the history of marriage licensing
laws permitting forced sterilization of mentally challenged women
"I've got mine; screw you" - who gives libertarians a bad name?
alternative energy sources - solar, geothermal, nuclear fusion
pros and cons of homeowners associations
"statism starts at home" meme
Skyrim, Eve Online, World of Warcraft, raiding a virtual funeral
no freedom of speech in South Korea, a former military dictatorship
a documentary on people who have sex with donkeys (obviously NSFW)
bestiality vs. zoophilia
"dear lord baby Jesus..."
Indian dessert made from bovine colostrum, human breastmilk cheese
why is drinking cow's milk good but drinking human breast milk is "weird"?