Our next service will be on Sunday, June 2nd, 2013, beginning at 10:30 AM. Arrive early and enjoy some coffee and conversation!
In May we considered the problem - and some approaches to addressing it - of raising reasonable children. This included the tension between the desire not to lie to our children and not wanting to rob them of the enjoyment of childhood fantasies such as Santa Claus. Learning to distinguish fact from fiction, while appreciating the wonder of both, is a critically important "coming of age" experience at least as important as that of adolescent individuation.
In June we will have our usual potpourri of Freethought food for thought featuring a consideration of "Humanity In The Deep Time Context." The idea here is that, as many have observed, we are a species that thrives on stories. So views of humanity as embedded in a kind of drama or unfolding narrative are appealing to many. But what does this really tell us about human nature and the human condition? How should we think about the idea that there is meaning outside of ourselves? Join your fellow Freethinkers on June 2nd in learning about this and other things and have fun with others who share your values and interests!
Bring your children too, of whatever age. We'll watch and entertain them if they're very small. And if they're old enough, they need to learn that Freethinking is exciting, important, and "normal!"