Current events and News discussion

Tonights will be a continuation of our current events discussion, one that strives toward an intellectual potluck. Also it is a regular potluck, so feel free to bring a dish to share if you feel so inclined.

Interesting incidentals


Everest Avalanche: Extreme Sports, the danger to the self, and the rescuer/recoverer

Gabriel Garcia Marquez:

Man pees in reservoir, they drain it:

Separation of Church & State

Jews Being Told To Register In Ukraine


Ukraine PM: Putin Dreams to Restore Soviet Union - NBC

Pernicious Piety

Passover: Moses Myth: Not against slavery, just being enslaved himself. Also, God Kills Babies and Orders his people to steal on their way out. No evidence for this

Crucifixion: Immoral to take on someone else’s punishment

Probably a myth as well.;_ylt=AwrBJR8gQ1FT3SwAKjjQtDMD



America’s “True” Governing Style

Franken’s Fight Against Telecom Merger: Issues of Net Neutrality, of the need for antitrust laws, etc.

Cliven Bundy and Anti-Government Movement

Saudi Cracks Down;_ylt=AwrTWVXTWk1TBX4AA_HQtDMD

Human Rights

Marriage Equality Fight in Denver,0,751891.story#axzz2zCVQbbKH

Two Ugandan men face charges under new anti-gay law

Science & Health

Earthquakes: Studying them

Space: The need for increased meteor surveillance

*Please park in the underground lot. 

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  • Jennifer B.
    Vice President, Co-Organizer
    Event Host
  • Peyton S.
    Event Host
  • Jason F.
    Humanist Celebrant, Humanist Association President, Organizer

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