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Date Change for Rob DeSalle Event - Hello, We have had to change the date for our Rob DeSalle event to Saturday, September 15th, 2018. The time of day remains 2 PM. Rob DeSalle will speak to us about his book "Troublesome Science," which aims to provide a forceful c Jonathan N. Sep 7, 2018 5:12 PM
Skeptics in the Diner: can scientists be politicians? - Saturday, May 12, 2018 3:00 PM to  5:00 PM Malibu Diner Benny P. May 7, 2018 7:11 PM
Help Make NYC Skeptics Better - NYC Skeptics is looking to improve our upcoming events and attract new members, and we would value your feedback. Please take a moment to fill out the following survey. Jonathan N. Feb 8, 2018 7:45 AM
This week's Skeptics at the Commons start time changed! - This week's Skeptics at the Commons start time changed, it will start at 12PM instead of the usual time. We apologize for the last minute notice. More details here: https://www.meetup.com/The-NYC­Skeptics-Meetup-Group/events/2­46433996/ Benny P. Jan 16, 2018 1:12 PM
Meetup details changed: Skeptics in the Diner - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/The-NYC­Skeptics-Meetup-Group/events/2­44454541/ When Benny P. Oct 23, 2017 2:00 PM
Reminder: Discussion Dinner - What's happening with the Skeptics movement? - Don't miss next Tuesday's discussion dinner at 7:00 PM Where : Dolcino 517 2nd Ave Btwn 28th & 29th St (subway #6 to 28th St.) Manhattan, NY 10016 [masked] Benny P. Oct 14, 2017 11:53 AM
Reminder: Skeptics in the Diner - Don't mss tomorrow's meetup: Saturday, October 14,[masked]:00 PM Where : Malibu Diner 163 W 23rd Street (near 7th Avenue) New York, NY 10011 (212)[masked] Join your fellow skeptics, critical-thinkers, a Benny P. Oct 13, 2017 6:36 PM
Skeptics in the Diner 10/14 - The NYC Skeptics will be having lunch in the Malibu Diner on Saturday, October 14, at 3pm.  Be there or be square. https://www.meetup.com/The-NYC­Skeptics-M Bill Sep 23, 2017 7:27 PM
Meetup venue details changed: An Evening with James Randi - Due to a fire at FIT, the venue for An Evening with James Randi has changed! The event will now take place at Hotel Pennsylvania, across the street from Madison Square Garden and approximately six blocks north from FIT. Enter the main entrance on Jonathan N. Jun 30, 2017 4:16 PM
What's more than romantic ... than a little mystery? - Just three short days before Valentine's, you may be able to figure out that OTHER great mystery of life -- Stonehenge! This is a reminder that Lynne Kelly of the Russ D. Feb 5, 2017 4:24 PM
Meetup details changed: Drinking Skeptically NYC - NOTE: NEW LOCATION. http://www.meetup.com/The-NYCS­keptics-Meetup-Group/events/22­7435114/ When : Wednesday, January 27,[masked]:00 PM Benny P. Jan 14, 2016 8:17 PM
Meetup details changed: December Discussion Dinner: “Should we tell children there is no Santa Claus?” - I've updated this Meetup. NOTE NEW DATE: Wednesday, December 10th. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-NYCS­keptics-Meetup Benny P. Dec 3, 2014 8:51 AM
CANCELLED: November PUBLIC LECTURE - SILVIA SPIVAKOVSKY - We appologize but we have to cancel our November 19th  PUBLIC LECTURE with SILVIA SPIVAKOVSKY We will be re-scheduling it as soon as possible. Benny P. Nov 17, 2014 6:54 PM
Meetup details changed: October Discussion Dinner: The Return of Radical Empiricism - We are forced to move this meetup to October the 23rd. We apologize for the inconvenience. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-NY Benny P. Oct 10, 2014 9:20 AM
2 Days till NECSS early-bird registration ends - Michael Mar 18, 2014 8:36 PM
Meetup details changed: Drinking Skeptically NYC - NEW TIME: NOW STARTS AT 7PM. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-NYCS­keptics-Meetup-Group/events/12­8622402/ Wh Benny P. Aug 23, 2013 6:26 PM
IMPORTANT: Venue Change for Thursday's Public Lecture - Deborah Hyde: The Natural History of the European Werewolf - Due to unforeseen circumstances, Deborah Hyde's lecture tomorrow evening will take place at: Shetler Studios 244 W. 54th St (between Broadway and Eighth Ave.) 12th Floor, Room: Shetler 1 Same time, 7PM. See you there! Benny P. Nov 14, 2012 6:39 PM
Reminder - Deborah Hyde's Public Lecture is Tomorrow! - Don't forget forget, Deborah Hyde's public lecture is tomorrow night -- hope to see everyone there! ----- Public Lecture - Deborah Hyde: The Natural History of the European Werewolf WHEN: Thur. November 15, 2012 @ 7pm Michael Nov 14, 2012 8:57 AM
Meetup date changed: August Discussion Dinner: What exactly is a community of reason? - We had to re-schedule this meetup to august 28th. We apologize for the inconvenience. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-NYCS­ke Benny P. Aug 14, 2012 10:30 AM
Meetup details changed: April Discussion Dinner: Celebrities and Skepticism - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-NYCS­keptics-Meetup-Group/events/57­807782/ When : Benny P. Mar 25, 2012 6:29 PM
Enlightenment Book Club - Hi, I'm starting up my Enlightenment Book Club again after a hiatus of two years. I'd love it if my fellow sketpics could drop by, if not each and every time, then whenever you're interested in what we're reading. Depending on what members want, we'll Dean H. Jul 27, 2011 10:41 PM
NYC Skeptics January Meetup: Anthropology is no longer science? - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York City Skeptics Meetup Group! What : NYC Skeptics January Meetup: Anthropology is no longer science? Benny P. Dec 25, 2010 2:52 PM
New Meetup: Reasonable New York's Second Annual Winter Solstice Holiday Social! - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York City Skeptics Meetup Group! What : Reasonable New York's Second Annual Winter Solstice Holiday Social! Benny P. Dec 6, 2010 6:48 PM
New Meetup: December Meetup: How should the skeptic movement deal with religion - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York City Skeptics Meetup Group! What : December Meetup: How should the skeptic movement deal with religion Benny P. Nov 23, 2010 8:28 PM
November Meetup: Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York City Skeptics Meetup Group! What : November Meetup: Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science When Benny P. Oct 30, 2010 2:58 PM
Don't miss SkeptiCampNYC 2010 - This year NYC Skeptics is proud to sponsor our second "SkeptiCamp" conference. SkeptiCamp is an "open" conference that differs from a traditional conference in that the attendees themselves also function as presenters. Michael Oct 17, 2010 11:14 AM
Come hear Massimo try to discuss an impossible subject: a science of morality? - Elaine Oct 7, 2010 3:45 AM
New Meetup: October Meetup: The Skeptic Demarcation Problem - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York City Skeptics Meetup Group! What : October Meetup: The Skeptic Demarcation Problem When : Tuesda Benny P. Sep 28, 2010 6:17 PM
SHSNY Book Club discusses Pulitzer-winning American Gospel, Thursday evening, September 16th - Elaine Sep 7, 2010 3:15 PM
Big changes coming to the NYC Skeptics meetup! - After 3 years of this being an informal gathering of skeptics, we will now become an official part of NYC Skeptics , the major skeptic organization in the New York City area. With this will also come ch Benny P. Aug 22, 2010 10:26 AM
New Meetup details: Public Lecture - SPEAKING OF PARADOXES - When : Saturday, September 11,[masked]:00 PM Where : Jefferson Market Public Library 425 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10011 (212)[masked] Paradoxes have baffled philosophers and logicians for two millenni Benny P. Aug 18, 2010 6:20 PM
Philosophy of science at the SHSNY book club mtg this Thursday - Elaine Aug 16, 2010 8:29 PM
book club meeting on evolution (or not) of religion - Elaine May 10, 2010 6:02 PM
New Meetup: “Why cant you teach me 2 read?” - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York Skeptics Meetup Group! What: ?Why cant you teach me 2 read?? When: Saturday, May 8,[masked]:00 PM Where: University Settlement 184 Eldridge St. (at Rivington St., two block Benny P. Apr 25, 2010 3:48 PM
Informal survey about NYC Skeptics Saturdaty Public Lectures - Dear members, NYC Skeptics has been holding public lectures on a regular basis on Saturdays at 1PM for over 2 years now. We have held it a as a matter of "faith" that this is a good Benny P. Mar 21, 2010 1:53 PM
Mar 23 Book Club conversation - more little gems from edge.org - Elaine Mar 16, 2010 8:19 PM
Re: [skeptics-139] NECSS - I'm touched and honored. Not I, sorry. Benny, or Ken Bronstein, or Rich Sander, maybe? Per Ardua ad Astra. Go with the flow. On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 2:49 PM, Elaine < Mike M. Feb 28, 2010 5:41 PM
NECSS - Elaine Feb 28, 2010 2:49 PM
Meetup details changed: The New York Skeptics March Meetup: The Genius In All Of Us - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: I apologize for the confusion, there is NO rsvp limit for this event. Benny P. Feb 28, 2010 12:12 PM
The Answer, yes, really - Elaine Feb 26, 2010 4:05 PM
Fw: SHSNY Book Club - Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress - Elaine Feb 18, 2010 3:25 PM
SHSNY Book Club - Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress - Elaine Feb 18, 2010 3:12 PM
Meetup details changed: The New York Skeptics March Meetup: The Genius In All Of Us - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-New-­York-Skeptics-Meetup-Group/cal­endar/12597411/ When: S Benny P. Feb 14, 2010 8:05 PM
The New York Skeptics February Meetup: Darwin Day Special Event - When: Saturday, February 13,[masked]:00 PM Where: Hunter College West Building SW corner, 68th Street and Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10021 Benny P. Jan 26, 2010 8:28 PM
Celebration Banquet for Darwin Day / 21st Anniversary of Secular Humanist Society of NY - Elaine Jan 24, 2010 7:32 PM
New Meetup: Richard Weisman: "Investigating the Impossible." - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York Skeptics Meetup Group! What: Richard Weisman: "Investigating the Impossible." When: January 5,[masked]:30 PM Where: University Settlement 184 Eldridge St. (at Riv Benny P. Dec 20, 2009 12:55 PM
Re: [skeptics-139] Meetup details changed: The NY Skeptics December Meetup: B... - AOL Email user 3. Dec 9, 2009 4:58 PM
Meetup details changed: The NY Skeptics December Meetup: Breaking the rules, again. - Michael De Dora, of CFI, seems to have stirred up a big debate at last Sunday's SkeptiCamp on the topic of whether you have to be an atheist to be a skeptic. This month we will break the rules again and talk about one of our forbidden topics: r Benny P. Dec 9, 2009 3:32 PM
Meetup details changed: The New York Skeptics December Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-New-­York-Skeptics-Meetup-Group/cal­endar/11874291/ When: Decembe Benny P. Nov 28, 2009 12:33 PM
New Meetup: Hyped Health Risks: Don’t be Afraid…Don’t be Very Afraid - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York Skeptics Meetup Group! What: Hyped Health Risks: Don?t be Afraid?Don?t be Very Afraid When: November 14,[masked]:00 PM Where: Pace University 1 Pace Plaza 2nd floor, Lectur Benny P. Oct 30, 2009 9:23 PM
Meetup details changed: The New York Skeptics October Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-New-­York-Skeptics-Meetup-Group/cal­endar/11353980/ When: October Benny P. Sep 26, 2009 11:59 AM
9/12: NECSS - The North East Conference on Science and Skepticism - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-New-­York-Skeptics-Meetup-Group/cal­endar/11066418/ This mo Benny P. Aug 22, 2009 1:26 PM
Book Discussion - William James' classic Varities of Religious Experience - Elaine Aug 18, 2009 2:00 PM
Free movie -- a film classic -- tomorrow, Monday evening at 7 pm - Elaine Aug 9, 2009 2:16 PM
Re: [skeptics-139] Meetup topic changed: NYC Skeptics August Meetup: Breaking... - AOL Email user 3. Aug 6, 2009 11:50 AM
Meetup topic changed: NYC Skeptics August Meetup: Breaking the rules again - Politics - I've updated this Meetup, new topic: Breaking the rules again - Politics Yes, politics is a forbidden subject at this meetup, but we'll break the rules this month. We will discuss why we can be skeptics about every other topic but can Benny P. Aug 6, 2009 9:31 AM
New Meetup: Cults and Coercion: How Ordinary People are Turned into Extraordinary Fanatics - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York Skeptics Meetup Group! What: Cults and Coercion: How Ordinary People are Turned into Extraordinary Fanatics When: August 15,[masked]:00 PM Where: New York Public Library, Jeffer Benny P. Aug 2, 2009 2:44 PM
new to the group - Preview not available Marcia Jul 13, 2009 1:55 AM
Meetup details changed: Russo & Rudy: How and Why We Staged the Great UFO Hoax of 2009 - I've updated this Meetup. Where: New York Public Library, Jefferson Market Branch 425 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10011 For more details, see the full listing: Benny P. Jul 3, 2009 11:18 AM
New Meetup: Russo & Rudy: How and Why We Staged the Great UFO Hoax of 2009 - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York Skeptics Meetup Group! What: Russo & Rudy: How and Why We Staged the Great UFO Hoax of 2009 When: July 18,[masked]:00 PM Where: (A location has not been chosen yet.) I Benny P. Jun 28, 2009 11:56 AM
Event of interest to my fellow skeptics - Elaine Jun 17, 2009 1:45 PM
Meetup details changed: The New York Skeptics June Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-New-­York-Skeptics-Meetup-Group/cal­endar/10375129/ When: J Benny P. May 23, 2009 8:16 PM
Meetup details changed: Taking The Science Out Of Medicine: Online Health Fiascos Revealed - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-New-­York-Skeptics-Meetup-Group/cal­endar/10165677/ When: M Benny P. May 8, 2009 12:40 PM
IMPORTANT NOTICE ABOUT THURSDAY EVENING - Elaine Apr 29, 2009 9:58 PM
Re: [skeptics-139] Book Club meeting this Thursday. Delightful book! May vid... - AOL Email user 3. Apr 28, 2009 11:06 PM
Re: [skeptics-139] Book Club meeting this Thursday. Delightful book! May vid... - AOL Email user 3. Apr 28, 2009 10:54 PM
Book Club meeting this Thursday. Delightful book! May video meeting again. - Elaine Apr 28, 2009 8:08 PM
AMNH trip addendum - Please note the AMNH trip will take place on Sunday May 17th. from 11AM-5PM. http://nycskeptics.org/fieldtr­ips/2009AMNH Michael Apr 27, 2009 2:35 PM
Day Trip to American Museum of Natural History - Join NYC Skeptics and the Connecticut Drinking Skeptically Meetup for a visit to the American Museum of Natural History! We have secured a special group rate, which includes museum admi Michael Apr 27, 2009 2:29 PM
Meetup details changed: Taking The Science Out Of Medicine: Online Health Fiascos Revealed - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/The-New-­York-Skeptics-Meetup-Group/cal­endar/10165677/ What: Taking Benny P. Apr 25, 2009 11:25 AM
Great Stuff coming up - Elaine Apr 14, 2009 8:32 PM
[skeptics-139] Fellow Skeptics, this one's for us - Thank you very much. I will do my best to come, however, I am on call in the hospital. Vitek user 9. Apr 1, 2009 4:25 PM
Fellow Skeptics, this one's for us - Elaine Apr 1, 2009 4:20 PM
New Meetup: The Proof-for-Faith Industry: At the Limits of Science and the Borders of Belief - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York Skeptics Meetup Group! What: The Proof-for-Faith Industry: At the Limits of Science and the Borders of Belief When: March 21,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Benny P. Mar 4, 2009 8:05 PM
SUMMARY OF BOOK IN FILES Society without God to be discussed at Book Club - Elaine Feb 17, 2009 7:51 PM
Society without God by Zuckerman to be discussed at Book Club - Elaine Feb 15, 2009 5:02 PM
(no subject) - Elaine Jan 18, 2009 11:28 AM
New Meetup: Darwin's 200th Birthday! - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York Skeptics Meetup Group What: Darwin's 200th Birthday! When: February 7,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Join New York City Skeptics as they celebrate Benny P. Jan 16, 2009 8:25 PM
philosophy & neuroscience: The Mystery of Consciousness by John Searle - Elaine Dec 15, 2008 1:55 PM
New Meetup Event: Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why it Matters - When: January 10,[masked]:00 PM Where: University Settlement 184 Eldridge St. (at Rivington St., two blocks south of Houston) New York, NY 10002 (212)[masked] NYC Skeptics Public Series presents Donald R. Prothero in Benny P. Dec 14, 2008 6:48 PM
New Meetup: Carl Zimmer - The Darwin Beat: Reporting from the Frontiers of Evolution - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York Skeptics Meetup Group! What: Carl Zimmer - The Darwin Beat: Reporting from the Frontiers of Evolution When: December 4,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Benny P. Nov 16, 2008 4:05 PM
A "brilliant and persuasive search for the source of our need to believe" - Elaine Nov 8, 2008 10:33 PM
10% of US electrical power comes from Fmr Soviet weapons material - Elaine Oct 30, 2008 9:50 AM
The usual and not-so-usual stuff at the Secular Humanist Society of NY - Elaine Oct 23, 2008 5:28 PM
New Meetup: A Skeptic's Guide to String Theory - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York Skeptics Meetup Group! What: A Skeptic's Guide to String Theory When: November 1,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: NYC Skeptics P Benny P. Oct 17, 2008 6:39 PM
Re: [skeptics-139] New event announcement: James Randi: I Doubt That! - AOL Email user 3. Sep 14, 2008 6:39 PM
New event announcement: James Randi: I Doubt That! - Join New York City Skeptics as they celebrate thier first anniversary with a special lecture by James "The Amazing" Randi. James Randi: I Doubt That! When: Octob Benny P. Sep 14, 2008 6:35 PM
Meetup topic changed: The New York Skeptics September Meetup - By popular demand, we will discuss the epistemological question of the after-life. Come and hang out with our cast of skeptic and not-so skeptic regulars at our next Meetup. Hope to see you all at our regular hang-out. For Benny P. Sep 13, 2008 1:46 AM
Confucianism, Carl Sagan and food (3 separate events, that is) - Elaine Sep 9, 2008 12:23 AM
Book Summary online: The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad - Elaine Aug 19, 2008 1:52 PM
New Event: Mark Alpert in: Final Theory - The Science of Fiction - Scientific American editor Mark Alpert introduces his debut novel, Final Theory, a spellbinding thriller about Albert Einstein and a long-hidden set of equations that could destroy the world. The book is already a global phenomenon, with publishers in Eur Benny P. Aug 17, 2008 6:13 PM
Rare Woody Allen film, Sunday brunch, book club discussion of The Future of Freedom - Elaine Aug 11, 2008 7:33 PM
Meetup details changed: NY Skeptics August Meetup: Meet the Science Bloggers - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://skeptics.meetup.com/139­/calendar/8328359/ Due to possible rain this Saturday, the NYC Skeptics-ScienceB Benny P. Aug 5, 2008 6:22 PM
Meetup details changed: NY Skeptics Meet the Science Bloggers - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://skeptics.meetup.com/139­/calendar/8328359/ When: August 9,[masked]:00 PM Where: Arthur Ross Te Benny P. Jul 31, 2008 6:07 PM
Casual Sun brunch and Thurs eve Book Club book summaries in advance - Elaine Jul 19, 2008 1:23 PM
New Meetup: NYC Skeptics Public Lecture - A Skeptic Goes to Washington - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York Skeptics Meetup Group! Organized by: NYC Skeptics What: NYC Skeptics Public Lecture: A Skeptic Goes to Washington When: July 26, Benny P. Jul 13, 2008 2:58 PM
Feel free to view this film skeptically! - Elaine Jul 12, 2008 12:50 PM
Casual Sunday Brunch and something special - Elaine Jun 25, 2008 7:30 PM
New Meetup: NYC Skeptics Summer Picnic - Announcing a new Meetup for The New York Skeptics Meetup Group! What: NYC Skeptics Summer Picnic When: June 28,[masked]:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Meetup Description: Organized by NYC Skeptics Benny P. Jun 17, 2008 4:25 PM
Update on Meeting author of The Secular Conscience - Elaine Jun 16, 2008 10:05 PM

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