Humanist Community Gathering: Facing Economic & Environmental Limits in Our Time

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First Unitarian Society

900 Mt Curve Ave · Minneapolis, MN

How to find us

We meet in the Social Hall on the second level. Street parking is available near the south entrance on Mt. Curve Ave. and near the north entrance on Groveland Ave. The #6 and #4 buses run along the Hennepin-Lyndale corridor, a block and a half away.

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Details

All welcome! Childcare available upon request. Join us at 3pm for coffee, intros, and announcements; our featured presentation with guest speaker, Nate Hagens, begins at 3:15pm; discussion to follow. Social hour begins around 4:30 with nibbles and drinks.

Nate Hagens is a public intellectual and futurist who tries to make sense of our situation -and avenues for change - by looking at systems science - how the big picture of energy, economy, environment and human behavior fit together.

Specifically, Nate will speak about how our culture is now growth-constrained which means the probable choreography in the next decade is unlikely to be what most people expect. His talk will conclude with discussion on what Minnesota residents can do - should do - for themselves and for their communities to participate in our rapidly unfolding uncertain future.

Nate teaches Reality 101-The Human Predicament at the University of Minnesota and is developing a series of related projects for humans living differently with each other, within nature, this century.

If you need childcare, please contact Audrey at [masked] no later than October 15th to reserve space.