JUNE 28, 2013 -- The American Ethical Union (AEU) celebrates with justice loving people across the country. The U. S. Supreme Court’s decision that the federal government cannot discriminate against married lesbian and gay couples for the purposes of determining federal benefits and protections is an ethical decision bringing us closer to full marriage equality. Read More
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The New York Society for Ethical Culture (NYSEC) and the United Social Services, Inc. will honor David N. Dinkins, the 106th Mayor of New York, with the inaugural Dr. Phyllis Harrison-Ross Public Service Award at 6pm on Thursday, April 3rd. NYSEC will also recognize Rising Star... Read More →
In this Report: Betsy Lightbourn, of the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia, compares the 1971 “Burglars” to Edward Snowden; Hugh Taft-Morales, Leader of the Baltimore Ethical Society & the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia, discusses more ways ... Read More →
“Utopia” November 8-10, 2013 — Washington, DC This year’s YES Conference was attended by over 40 teens and adults from Bergen, Brooklyn, Long Island, St. Louis, Washington, Westchester and – for the first time in a long time – New York and Northern... Read More →
PLATFORM Sun. March 9, 11am at Ethical Culture Society of Northern Westchester
"Reflections on Reentry"
Scott Larson, Ted Kuhn, Barbara Rissman, Sue Singer and Anne Cargill
“Breaking the Chains with the Past” is a reentry program for convicts organized by the Ethical Society of Northern Westchester, First Presbyterian Church of Ossining and Star of Bethlehem Baptist Church in collaboration with Briarcliff and Ossining Rotary Clubs, Fordham’s Beck Institute, the District Attorney of Westchester County, Department of Corrections and the Community Supervision and Presbytery Prison Partnerships. The speakers are members of the Ethical Society of Northern Westchester who are participating in the program. ... See MoreSee Less
PLATFORM Sun. March 9, 11am at Ethical Culture Society of Bergen County
"Philosophy of Pseudoscience: Reconsidering the Demarcation Problem"
What distinguishes science from pseudoscience? This question is deceptively simple, and yet crucially important. It turns out that both scientists and philosophers have had an exceedingly hard time articulating so-called “demarcation criteria,” i.e., conditions that formally separate science from pseudoscience. It is important because pseudoscience is all over modern society, and imposes costs ranging from the resurgence of diseases because of anti-vaccination movements to the rising of global temperatures while an ideologically divided political class sits idle. ... See MoreSee Less