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This Weekend - Hello Humanists and Friends, We have Coffee & Conversation this Saturday at 6 p.m. at Panera in Hillcrest, articles will be posted by tomorrow morning at http://www.sdhumanist.org/c­offee-conversation/. Also, there will be a life ce Jason F. Aug 27, 2015 9:43 AM
Weekly Humanist Update - Hello Humanists & Friends, Last weekend Roy Zimmerman entertained us in what he called “not so much preaching to the choir, but rallying the troops.” For 90 minutes Zimmerman sang, spoke, and made us laugh. Roy’s brand of articulate, Jason F. Aug 21, 2015 12:41 PM
C&C Articles Tonight! & Roy Zimmerman Sunday - Hello everyone, Articles used for tomorrow night's discussion will be up later this evening. Jason is hosting tomorrow night. We will have a great chat, followed by a nice walk around Hillcrest. Then Sunday at 7 p.m. Roy Zimmerman is pe Jason F. Aug 14, 2015 5:26 PM
Roy Zimmerman, Secular Education Under Attack, & No book club this month - Hello everyone, Roy Zimmerman is performing this week: I could rave about how awesome he is but, take half an hour and let R Jason F. Aug 10, 2015 9:42 AM
This Weekend - Hello Humanists and friends, Jason here, this weekend we have some good events, and I have a couple of thoughts (the details of all mentioned events are on our meetup calendar). Tonight there will be an "Atheist Rock Show" in Ramona. Mo Jason F. Aug 7, 2015 12:31 PM
This Week - Hello everyone, We have Coffee & Conversation this weekend. The articles will be posted tomorrow, but as always lots of great stuff to talk about and a nice walk in hillcrest following. In August there are several great events to at Jason F. Jul 31, 2015 2:01 PM
This Week - Hello everyone, We have Coffee & Conversation this weekend. The articles will be posted tomorrow, but as always lots of great stuff to talk about and a nice walk in hillcrest following. In August there are several great events to at Jason F. Jul 31, 2015 2:01 PM
Tonight's meeting - Hello Everyone, Tonight's meeting is going to focus on the intersection of Humanistic Values in Human Rights victories (and some losses) at the U.S. Supreme Court this year. This year we had a fair amount of high profile cases with the Jason F. Jul 19, 2015 11:46 AM
This weekend - Hello Humanists & Friends,   This weekend we have Coffee & Conversation and our regular Third Sunday meeting.   Every week for C&C I go through a large amount of articles, but there is a fair amount that we Jason F. Jul 17, 2015 12:09 AM
Book Club Postponed by one Day - Hello everyone, I am sorry but I am going to have to postpone the bookclub by one day. I will be at Panera on Thursday evening at 7 rather than today. I apologize for any inconvenience. But that gives everyone an extra day to read the b Jason F. Jul 8, 2015 1:53 PM
The Party Tomorrow Night info and Answers to Question - Hello Everyone, So tomorrow night is our annual Independence Day Party, and there have been some questions, and here are the answers: 1. There is a lot of parking. There is a rather large parking lot in front of the store "Crack in the Jason F. Jul 3, 2015 9:42 AM
Two Great Humanist Parties this Week, and A special upcoming event. - Hello Humanists & Friends,  Jason F. Jun 29, 2015 3:57 PM
Marriage Equality is Here! - Hello Humanists & Friends, The Supreme Court just released its decision saying that the people have a right to disagree, and they should argue out the parameters of who gets married, but the Constitution does not permit that. I often write Jason F. Jun 26, 2015 8:35 AM
Re: [humanism-184] This week's Coffee & Conversation is going to be great! - Conway R. Jun 25, 2015 11:38 PM
This week's Coffee & Conversation is going to be great! - Hello everyone, though there has been a bit of a drought in terms of news items for the last couple of weeks-this is the week when EVERYTHING happened. Firstly, we had an amazing, candid, and deep conversation on issues of racial discrimination Jason F. Jun 25, 2015 8:34 PM
Tonight's Topics - Hello everyone, I haven't done it in a while-but here are the articles that I am using for Coffee & Conversation. When I am busy I usually can't get to making the final list until Saturday morning, to which I read them all Saturday for our Jason F. Jun 20, 2015 9:14 AM
Change of Sunday Topic - Black Lives Matter: God Can Wait, Real People Matter More. It’s the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth. As I sit here prepping for our monthly meeting and see a quiet post acknowledging that last formal reading of Ema Jason F. Jun 19, 2015 3:09 PM
Discussion tonight on how to better analyze belief and religion in America - Tonight we are having a discussion based upon a book (America's Four Gods). Since traditionally, those of us who have read the book provide a synopsis for the first half of the meeting, then we argue on it ('blood on the floor, beer afterwards'). Jason F. Jun 10, 2015 10:36 AM
Monthly Meeting Topic: How Man Created God: - For our monthly Humanist meeting (Sunday June 21st at 6 p.m.), we will be discussing how God(s) is/are merely reflections of the culture that produces them, how this came about, and what it means as a matter not merely of an irrational attachment but a Jason F. Jun 7, 2015 10:27 AM
Great Chat on Separation of Church & State tonight - Hello everyone, not everything gets posted on our meetup calendar that gets emailed and discussed at our meetings. But tonight is a really great discussion. We will be talking about how corporations played the choreographic role in our commitme Jason F. May 20, 2015 11:50 AM
No C&C or Third Sunday this weekend - Hey everyone, C&C and the Third Sunday meeting are canceled this weekend. I apologize, but I am working on a final paper and am not able to get the discussions together. We will be having a book club later this month so, stay tuned Jason F. May 15, 2015 9:08 AM
This Week/Month - Hello everyone, This weekend we are doing our usual Coffee & Conversation, of course the situation in Texas will come up. We will talk about Pamela Geller, and the mutual resistances; resisting being told what we can't paint, draw, and spea Jason F. May 7, 2015 10:08 AM
This Week's C&C Marriage Equality Oral Arguments and Baltimore Gang Truce's - Hello everyone, Last week was heavy, this week we will talk about some more positive topics. Two that we will be focussing on are the oral arguments at the US Supreme Court on marriage equality ( Obergefell v. Hodges ) as well as even ga Jason F. May 1, 2015 9:42 AM
Tonight at Joyce Beers: Religious Freedom Restoration Acts - Today we are chatting about Religious Freedom and the Religious Freedom Restoration Acts filling our national stage with government-permitted bigotry. We had a bit of a bump last month with low-turnout (due to another event) but tonight is a good chanc Jason F. Apr 19, 2015 10:16 AM
RFRA and codified permissible bigotry-Tonight - Today we are chatting about Religious Freedom and the Religious Freedom Restoration Acts filling our national stage with government-permitted bigotry. We had a bit of a bump last month with low-turnout (due to another event) but tonight is a good chanc Jason F. Apr 19, 2015 10:14 AM
This Sunday's Great Discussion: The Inherent-Discrimination in "Religious Freedom" Bills - Hello everyone,   We have a really good discussion Sunday evening. As a concept, “Religious Freedom” in the United States started its life as a a protection of conscience against a state church. Today the manner of its promotion ha Jason F. Mar 11, 2015 12:50 PM
Weekly Humanist Bulletin - Hello Humanists and Friends,   Tonight we have Coffee & Conversation. We will be talking about how the City of Warren, MI must pay $100k for denying an Atheist ‘reason station’ next to a ‘prayer station’ at city hall; How B Jason F. Mar 7, 2015 11:32 AM
This week & weekend - Hello Humanists & Friends,  We have some amazing things coming up for Darwin Day.  So, we have been sending out most of our emails via meetup.com itself recen Jason F. Feb 11, 2015 12:29 AM
Darwin Day Party, Inherit the Wind, & More - Hello Humanists and friends, We have some outstanding upcoming events. We have our usual Coffee & Conversation on Saturday night at Panera, and next week we have a couple of events in honor of Charles Darwin's birthday. On Thursday Jason F. Feb 5, 2015 9:19 AM
This weekend - Hey everyone, Coffee & Conversation was really great last week-tomorrow will be even better. Then Sunday we have our third Sunday Humanist Meeting where we will be talking about the Philosophy of Humanism. We do this every January to refres Jason F. Jan 16, 2015 7:12 PM
Rally Tonight in Support of Free Speech against Blasphemy - Hello everyone, the American Humanist Association decided to publish my post that I sent out to you guys less academic and more mainstream-on their Facebook page someone invited us all to come to a rally tonight. Here are the details. Jason F. Jan 8, 2015 11:10 AM
Hello Humanists: Charlie Hebdo Murders, Coffee & Conversation, & Other Upcoming - Hello Humanists and Friends, Today at least twelve died in a religiously-motivated attack on a French satirical publication ( Charlie Hebdo ). At Coffee and Conversation, we spoke about the magazine previously when they published their M Jason F. Jan 7, 2015 9:50 AM
Tonight at the T-Deli - Hey everyone, we are back at the T-Deli (1469 University). Coffee & Conversation will happen again at the T-Deli (like before). If you haven't been, the T-Deli is in the same building (and same restaurant as the Bamboo Lounge). It is the ca Jason F. Jan 3, 2015 9:51 AM
Tonight New Years Eve Party, Saturday C&C @ Bamboo - Happy New Year everyone, Tonight some of us are getting together for a last minute new years eve party (at Jason and Chris'). Please bring snacks to share. We will be chatting, playing games and munching on snacks all evening. Please se Jason F. Dec 31, 2014 6:16 PM
C&C Tonight - Come join us for C&C tonight at Panera,   Jason is hosting.   Jason F. Dec 27, 2014 11:26 AM
This Weekend - Hello Everyone, Due to another event that is overlapping, we aren't going to make people choose which one they go to. We are rescheduling with Richard Lederer for early next year. In the place of his talk on the power of language, we wi Jason F. Dec 18, 2014 11:45 AM
C&C cancelled tonight - Hello everyone, Jason here, as I am at the end of the semester at SDSU, I am not able to facilitate any meetings until later this month. Also Mickey is unable to attend tonight so I am canceling C&C tonight. We may have it next week-but we Jason F. Dec 6, 2014 6:08 AM
No C&C tomorrow - It's the holidays and Jason is out of town and Mickey has family in town, so no C&C this week. Happy thanksgiving. Jason F. Nov 28, 2014 8:11 PM
C&C This weekend - Hey everyone, This weekend we will be talking about racism, immigration, and some other topics. Jason is hosting, and it will be definitely interesting. Also, coming up we have a terrific speaker for Sunday, December 21st. Local Jason F. Nov 21, 2014 10:10 AM
C&C This weekend - Jason is hosting this week, There is a lot happening in current events and we will tackle the topics that happen. -Jason Jason F. Nov 13, 2014 12:36 PM
No C&C this weekend - Jason can't make it and Mickey is out of town, there will be no C&C this weekend.   sorry for any inconvenience.     Jason F. Nov 3, 2014 5:16 PM
This Weekend C&C and two great upcoming things - Hey Everyone, C&C sort of fell apart this week, but this weekend it is back. Jason will be hosting, on top of that one of our members has a series of rather significant items to introduce into another homeless outreach. We haven't d Jason F. Oct 28, 2014 9:59 PM
Weekly Humanist Bulletin - Hello Humanists and Friends, This weekend Jason is hosting Coffee & Conversation and we have a guest speaker for Sunday. This weekend we will be covering Jason F. Oct 16, 2014 4:21 PM
This Week - Hello Everyone, Mickey is hosting C&C this week I (jason) have a huge midterm. Please go to http://www.secularnewsdaily­.com and check out "the daily read." I harvest bout 1/4 of C&C articles from that site. Also, Our Third Sund Jason F. Oct 3, 2014 11:22 AM
Weekly Humanist Blurb - Hello Humanists and Friends, Our weekly Third Sunday events occasionally turn into think-exercises. This one led us to the work toward the creation of a model with which to analyze religion and violence. The general thought process on this subj Jason F. Sep 26, 2014 3:02 PM
Weekly Bulletin - Hello everyone, This weekend we have coffee & conversation (Saturday night), I am kind of swamped at the moment, so articles will be posted by tomorrow morning. But we will have a great conversation regardless. Sunday evening at 6 w Jason F. Sep 19, 2014 12:36 PM
Weekly Bulletin - Hello everyone, This weekend we have coffee & conversation (Saturday night), I am kind of swamped at the moment, so articles will be posted by tomorrow morning. But we will have a great conversation regardless. Sunday evening at 6 w Jason F. Sep 19, 2014 12:36 PM
This Week's Humanist Bulletin - Hello Humanists & Friends,  Articles for this week's Coffee & Conversation have bee Jason F. Sep 12, 2014 10:00 AM
This Week's Humanist Bulletin - Hello Humanists & Friends, Jason F. Sep 5, 2014 1:18 PM
Weekly Humanist Bulletin - Hello Humanists & Friends, Articles are now up for Saturday evening's Coffee & Conversation (http://www.sdhumanist.org/cof­fee-conversation/). As always the world is buzzing with new and interesting things to discuss from the Secular Hum Jason F. Aug 21, 2014 3:45 PM
This week - Hello Humanists and Friends, Mickey is hosting Coffee & Conversation, and we canceled the book club and the regularly monthly meeting for August. I (Jason) am out of town, and we will be doing our regularly scheduled third Sunday meeting ne Jason F. Aug 14, 2014 6:21 AM
This week's C&C - Hello everyone, Articles for this week's C&C are getting posted right now. Ebola is big in the news and there is a lot to talk about in terms of solutions, prevention, and general human dignity. We also see courageous souls placing Jason F. Aug 1, 2014 12:44 PM
Weekly Humanist Bulletin - Hello Humanists & Friends, Sunday was quite interesting. Usually with Humanist groups, there is a significant focus on religion and whether or not there is a god, but there are other topics that des Jason F. Jul 25, 2014 2:38 AM
Weekly Humanist Bulletin and Secular News - Hello Humanists and Friends,  Cowspiracy Jason F. Jul 16, 2014 4:12 PM
This Week's Humanist Bulletin - Hello Humanists & Friends, We had a fantastic discussion the other night on the Hobby Lobby decision. I had intended it to be on the broader implications of corporate personhood but we needed to dis Jason F. Jul 12, 2014 12:21 PM
Weekly Humanist Bulletin - Hello Humanists and Friends, here are some updates: Friday night at 8 p.m. we are having  fireworks-viewing party over by the Sports Arena at Crack In the W Jason F. Jul 3, 2014 12:04 PM
Supreme Court's Decision Today - Hello Humanists & Friends, The news is abuzz with the Supreme Court's decision in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby. Today's decision is carrying on the initial untempered outrage; there is far more to this story and it is not about the separ Jason F. Jun 30, 2014 11:00 AM
This Week's HASD Bulletin & C&C Topics - Hello Humanists & Friends,  Jason F. Jun 27, 2014 12:05 PM
C&C Topics On SDHUMANIST - Hello everyone, I (Jason) will be posting multiple topics to sdhumanist.org on our Coffee & Conversation page. That way you can see throughout the week what we will be talking about on Saturday. This also means that if you know about someth Jason F. Jun 24, 2014 8:28 PM
Our website has been updated, Our 3rd Sunday & Book Club Topic, and your C&C articles for this week - Hello Humanists & Friend Jason F. Jun 21, 2014 1:28 AM
Topics for Tonight - Hello Humanists and Friends, Here are your articles for this week’s Coffee & Conversation. But first, Friday night’s book club on Thomas Piketty was amazing the discussion was great, and I think Jason F. Jun 14, 2014 2:36 PM
Weekly Humanist Bulletin: This Week Racial and Income Inequality-You won't want to miss this: - Hello Humanists & Friends, This week we have three great events that promise to be engaging, somewhat heated, and definitely enjoyable. We are bringing back the book club, Jason is hosting Coffee & Jason F. Jun 11, 2014 3:52 PM
Coffee & Conversation Topics & Upcoming - Hello Humanists & Friends, Here is the topic list (plus links) for Saturday night’s Coffee & Conversation. There are a lot of important things to discuss this week. Firstly, the tone of Athei Jason F. Jun 6, 2014 10:26 PM
Coffee & Conversation Tomorrow At Panera: Discussion Topics - Hello everyone, Mickey is back from Texas and Jason's family are in town visiting so Mickey is hosting. There is a lot to talk about this week and in the past we have sent out a long list of url's without description. Here is the set of Jason F. May 30, 2014 7:15 PM
C&C at Panera Saturday & Book Club - Hello everyone, Coffee & Conversation will be at Panera this weekend and as always, we will have some great things to talk about. We have been focusing a lot on income and racial inequality lately--and probably a lot more than we have about Jason F. May 23, 2014 11:27 AM
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Jason at C&C @ Bamboo Saturday and Supreme Court's Prayer Decision Sunday - Hey Everyone! We are back at Bamboo Lounge and T-Deli this Saturday at 6 to talk about the week's events from a Humanist perspective. Also, Sunday we will spend a full hour and a half chat over Public Pray issues and the Supreme Court's Jason F. May 13, 2014 12:06 AM
Back at Bamboo/T-Deli - We'll be meeting at the T-Deli this week. I'm subbing for Jason...something about "finals" and "studying" and "grades". If he gets caught up, he'll join us. I'm going to be bringing my netbook and a loudspeaker and playing some of my favorite videos of Mickey May 7, 2014 10:48 AM
Coffee & Conversation - Lot of great topics for tomorrow night, See everyone at Panera Saturday at 6 p.m. -Jason Jason F. Apr 25, 2014 2:54 PM
C&C Saturday & Third Sunday Messianic Myths & Eschatological Humor - Saturday we have a great chat lined up at Panera. Secondly, Sunday evening we have our usual third sunday discussion. This time we will be discussing the recent flurry of chat in the Abrahamic end-times crowd over the first of the tetrad of blo Jason F. Apr 16, 2014 8:44 PM
See you at C&C tonight - Since Coffee and Conversation moved to Panera, it has recaptured that original special thing that made it so great. The conversations keep getting more intense, more deep, and more rowdy. Tonight we have another great chat and it will be that m Jason F. Apr 12, 2014 9:55 AM
C&C Tomorrow A lot of important things - Tomorrow at C&C we have a lot of important things to chat about. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that money is speech. This has several implications. On the one hand, their decision empowers plutocrats to plunder the spoils of access we the ho Jason F. Apr 4, 2014 11:40 AM
Great Topics tonight - Hey everyone, we have some rather great topics tonight at Coffee & Conversation. We have moved to Panera Bread in Hillcrest, it is quieter, not smokey, and there is coffee and lots of parking. We put up the change on here, but due to the DO Jason F. Mar 22, 2014 1:49 PM
Slight Change no lecture but dinner at Aladdin - We will be having dinner rather than being at Joyce Beers tonight, we will be next door at Aladdin. Topic of discussion is secular government. Jason F. Mar 16, 2014 1:47 PM
Slight Change no lecture but dinner at Aladdin - We will be having dinner rather than being at Joyce Beers tonight, we will be next door at Aladdin. Topic of discussion is secular government. Jason F. Mar 16, 2014 1:47 PM
Last night we were at Panera - I apologize for anyone who showed up to the T-Deli, Meetup had an internet attack and though we changed Coffee and Conversation to Panera Bread, it reverted to T-Deli. We now meet at Panera Bread. Unlimited coffee refills, free parking, less no Jason F. Mar 16, 2014 12:21 PM
This weekend: Secular State Chat and Coffee & Conversation - Hello Humanists and Friends, Jason F. Mar 13, 2014 5:54 PM
Sam Singleton Tonight - Hey everyone, go online and get your tickets to save $5 ($10 in advance, $15 at the door). Also, for those coming tonight, we ask that you consider bringing one or some of these items for our homeless outreach efforts (this Saturday). Jason F. Mar 6, 2014 10:38 AM
Weekly Humanist Bulletin - Hello everyone, The conference went really really well a couple of weeks ago. We are waiting on the raw video to arrive so we can put it up on Youtube so you can watch the speeches again. But, we have two future conferences in the works. Jason F. Mar 1, 2014 11:10 AM
C&C Tomorrow - Hey everyone, the conference went really well last weekend. Videos will be up online soon from all of the speeches to watch them again, or for the first time. Tomorrow is Coffee & Conversation, We have a lot of great topics to chat Jason F. Feb 21, 2014 8:33 PM
Community Service and Conference Update: Conference Schedule, Jamy Ian Swiss to speak, and Child Care Registration Deadline - Hey everyone, One more week until the event of the year! We went out Saturday morning for our third help the homeless event, our conference schedule is finalized, and we have some really great upcoming things. Jason F. Feb 9, 2014 10:13 PM
Weekly Bulletin & Conference Next Weekend! - Hello Humanists and Friends, Jason F. Feb 6, 2014 9:58 PM
Weekly Humanist & Secular News - Hello Humanists & Friends! Jason F. Jan 31, 2014 4:24 AM
Weekly Humanist Bulletin and Secular News - Preview not available Jason F. Jan 24, 2014 2:18 AM
Weekly Humanist Bulletin - Preview not available Jason F. Jan 17, 2014 12:28 AM
Our Regular Weekly Email: And this week's Secular News - Hello Humanists and Friends, Here is our regular weekly email back on track. I realize that I emailed a couple of times this week already, and I wanted to give you some secular news, and give you an up Jason F. Jan 10, 2014 2:35 AM
Hello Humanists, Conference and other event info - Preview not available Jason F. Jan 7, 2014 11:30 AM
Conference Update $20 across the board! - Hey everyone, Jason here, two things, I will be hosting C&C this weekend at the T-Deli, Secondly, I finally have had a moment to step back up to getting logistics together on the conference-and I am scaling it back a bit. Bu Jason F. Jan 2, 2014 7:06 PM
Happy New Year/No C&C this weekend. - Hello everyone, and happy New Year. Firstly, with Mickey and I both out of town on Saturday, I am canceling Coffee & Conversation (but it will be back next Saturday evening).  Secondly, info Jason F. Dec 27, 2013 10:25 AM
Jason's back Saturday night! - Hey everybody Jason here, I am excited to be coming back to C&C on Saturday night, We have a lot of stuff to cover this week, the least of which is Duck Dynasty. Also, next week the advertising for the conference goes out, w Jason F. Dec 20, 2013 1:12 PM
Hey Everyon - Jason here, I have been out of the loop lately with grad school-but I will be there Sunday Night at Joyce Beers and next Saturday for C&C The conference is still a go- I am dropping prices a bit, and I have the speakers list Jason F. Dec 13, 2013 4:36 PM
Meetup details changed: Winter Solstice Celebration Dinner - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/humanist­association/events/154848182/ When : Sunday, Decembe Mickey Dec 13, 2013 4:18 PM
This Weekend - Hello everyone,  Jason here Jason F. Nov 14, 2013 1:54 PM
Meetup details changed: Sunday Secular Sojourns (Hikes & Other Adventures) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/humanist­association/events/149149552/ When : Sunday, N Christopher B. Nov 10, 2013 10:12 AM
Meetup details changed: Sunday Secular Sojourns (Hikes & Other Adventures) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/humanist­association/events/149149552/ When : Sunday, November Christopher B. Nov 9, 2013 6:43 PM
C&C and Sunday - Hey everyone,  This weekend is C&C (Hosted by Jason) and Our Third Sunday lecture/discussion. This weekend we will be going over our usual five areas: Interesting Incidentals Jason F. Oct 18, 2013 6:17 PM
Tomorrow's Ethic Chat at T-deli - We will be holding our ethics chat Thursday at T-Deli. Joyce Beers has a conflict. But we will be covering Peace & Social Justice & Responsibility. See you there at 7pm Jason Jason F. Oct 3, 2013 1:11 AM
Shifting events this month - Hey guys, Jason here, I have been too busy to post this-but as I have said in the meetings, that there will be one book club this month, the third Wednesday, It will be Susan Jacoby's the freethinkers, and it will be at T-Deli at 7. Jason F. Oct 1, 2013 1:24 AM
This week and Secular News - Preview not available Jason F. Sep 20, 2013 8:18 PM
Tonight, The Revisionaries - I think that we should watch a movie together. Tonight we are going to watch a wonderful documentary on the Texas Textbook Controversy. See you tonight   -Jason     Jason F. Sep 15, 2013 11:21 AM

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