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Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island
Fun with Atheists, Humanists, Skeptics, Philosophers, Freethinkers, Brights, Secularists, and Agnostics in NYC. Join us every Friday for D.W. A. (Drinking With Atheists), a social evening with light conversations. Gotham Atheists also promotes events, lectures, parties, dinners, brunches, book clubs, discussions, debates, and more with 9 NYC non-religious organizations. Join us!
The Jolly Thirteen Club is a revitalization of a social club that existed in the 1880s in New York City. It was started by Captain William Fowler in retaliation to the many superstitions that were running peoples lives at the turn of last century.
Thanks to Captain Fowler, both men and women got together on the thirteenth of every month in groups of thirteen and would break superstitions.
Keeping to the "spirit" join our group of skeptics on the thirteenth of every month and tempt your fate with us!
Contact Daniel Korostyshevsky for more information at danny @ jollythirteen.com.
The Brights is a world-wide non-supernaturalist constituency that neither dictates a doctrine nor charges for membership. It is a broad, inclusive world-view that recognizes reason and mindfulness as an evolutionary progression. Brights are either independent thinkers or members of the many other secular, freethought, pro-science, atheist, agnostic and humanist organizations, providing a non-competitive umbrella to our community of reason. For a list of enthusiastic brights and to officially register as a Bright go to our website or contact Charles Alexander Zorn at zorn@ bway.net.
New York City Skeptics promotes critical thinking, skeptical inquiry, and science education in the New York City metropolitan area. Our activities include co-sponsoring the Northeast Conference on Science & Skepticism (NECSS), hosting a bi-monthly Public Lecture Series, and sponsoring the New York City chapters of Drinking Skeptically and SkeptiCamp.
New York Philosophy brings the idea of the salon to Manhattan. Each month, NY Phi members of all ages, backgrounds, and outlooks assemble "either to please or to educate" [Horace]. Sharing a predilection for a critical, reasoned approach, members engage in passionate discussions while enjoying food, drink, and socializing. Topics range from matters of the day to matters of all time. Our free monthly salons range from 80-200 in attendance at rotating venues in Manhattan.
The Ethical Culture Society is a welcoming home for humanists, providing non-theistic social and community programming in a congregational setting.
From our home at 64th and Central Park West we offer music, interesting speakers, and lunch on Sundays, plus other events and programs throughout the week. See our web site for times and directions.
The Secular Coalition for New York expresses the viewpoint of secular New Yorkers by lobbying at all levels of government and by promoting a secular viewpoint in the courts. We work with humanist, secular, atheist and other groups within New York to promote the separation of church and state and to end religious privilege. We are a chapter of the Secular Coalition of America and we work with them and other national groups to assure our viewpoint is expressed at the national level. E-mail(NewYork@secular.org.).
Secular humanism is a philosophy of life guided by reason and science, free from religious and secular dogmas, promoting human happiness, freedom and understanding on this earth, in this life. The Secular Humanist Society of New York (SHSNY) is a leader in the NYC area freethought community.
We publish PIQUE, a lively, literate newsletter, organize lectures by leading scholars, scientists and authors, and every month debate ideas at our Book Club and our Great Lectures evenings, break bread at Sunday Brunch, and enjoy burgers and beers at Movie Night. Enjoy life with us -- join us.
Reasonable New York is a consortium of local reason-based organizations and people working together to increase awareness of secular-minded movements throughout the Greater New York area. We aim to inform New Yorkers that there is a community of people who share a rational basis for their worldviews, who attend intellectual public lectures, enjoy philosophy discussions, and socialize. We invite you to visit our various member groups, to contact any of those in which you are interested, and check out our calendar to attend gatherings of any of our organizations, many of which are free. Some of these events are also posted on our shared meetup site.