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Early Bird Discussion Group -- A Weekly Humanist Conversation

You are invited to join us each week for an eye-opening discussion with the Early Birds!

Why stay home with your Sunday paper when you could get to the meat of the matter as part of an intellectually hungry circle of Humanists?

The week's facilitator is democratically chosen from the attendees to lead the discussion of topics nominated that morning and voted on by the group. Topics should relate to the four broad areas of humanist interest: Human Well-being; Secularism; Science/Reason; and Culture and Morality.

Afterward, join others gathered upstairs for coffee and pastries before the main program begins, or, head back downstairs at 10:00 AM for another discussion group.

All are welcome to engage the speaker and have a light snack at our meet-and-greet, AfterThoughts, from 11:30-noon before heading off to lunch at a nearby eatery.

Be sure to peruse our humanism library while you're here -- books available to lend upon HGP membership.

All Meetup fees are paid by our sponsor through your memberships; donations toward the work of the Humanists of Greater Portland are gratefully accepted.

We look forward to seeing you -- bring a friend!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    So. as a raw newbie, I am wondering if there a specific topic for the early-bird discussion or is it come as you are and we improvise :-) Also, I had signed up for a seminar on happiness and I am left to conclude this was cancelled without due notice. I am wondering if ANYONE can provide anything beyond the obvious, or have I erred once again in my thinking and perception of things to come? Certainly not the first time, and yea I'm totally evolving with it! :-)

    October 5, 2013

    • Sue M.

      As for the course on Happiness, that starts next Sunday; be sure to check the dates of each class listed at the end of the announcement - they are not all on consecutive Sundays.

      October 5, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thanks Sue, The meetup on Happiness was not coming up via my mobile :-)

      October 6, 2013

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