Monthly Meeting

“10 TOUGH PROBLEMS IN CHRISTIAN THOUGHT AND BELIEF: WHY YOU SHOULD DITCH THE FAITH” - NYC ATHEISTS MONTHLY MEETING

Date & Time: Mar 26 2015 - 6:30pm
Location: SLC Conference Center– 15 West 39th St. (3rd Floor)
Speaker: DAVID MADISON, Ph.D: David Madison was a Methodist minister for 10 years; he lost his faith, realized that he was gay, married (same sex) and became an Atheist. He has a Ph.D in Biblical Studies from Boston University.
Subject: “10 TOUGH PROBLEMS IN CHRISTIAN THOUGHT AND BELIEF: WHY YOU SHOULD DITCH THE FAITH” (PREVIEW OF DAVID MADISON'S UPCOMING BOOK) • My journey into, through and out of faith. • The Atheist publishing boom: its antecedents and the need for more. • Five tough problems of belief in god. • Five tough problems of Christianity • Conclusion: The falsification of Christianity and speculations about our reputation in the galaxy

Cost: We ask for a donation of $10 to help cover the cost of room rental.

NYC ATHEISTS FEBRUARY MONTHLY MEETING & SPEAKER

Date & Time: Feb 26 2015 - 6:30pm
Location: SLC Conference Center– 15 West 39th St. (3rd Floor)
Speaker: David Greenberg Associate Professor History, Journalism & Media Studies Rutgers University / Prof. Greenberg has written for numerous scholarly and popular publications, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, Foreign Affairs, The Journal of American History, Reviews in American History, and Daedalus. He is a regular contributor to the online magazine Slate, where he writes the "History Lesson" column. Before pursuing his PhD, he served as Acting Editor and Managing Editor of The New Republic magazine and, early in his career, as the assistant to author Bob Woodward, on The Agenda: Inside the Clinton White House(Simon & Schuster, 1994).
Subject: ARE WE A CHRISTIAN NATION? NYC ATHEISTS / FEBRUARY 26TH (THURSDAY) MEETING - 6:15 PM - DOORS OPEN 6:45 PM - NYCA BUSINESS MEETING 7:00 PM - SPEAKER

 

Cost: Free: We ask for a donation of $10 to help cover the cost of room rental.

UNRAVELING THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE - NYC ATHEISTS JANUARY 29TH (THURSDAY) MONTHLY MEETING - 6:30PM

Date & Time: Jan 29 2015 - 6:30pm
Location: SLC Conference Center– 15 West 39th St. (3rd Floor)
Speaker: JEREMIAH P. OSTRIKER, Ph.D
 - Charles A. Young Professor Emeritus
 Dept. of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University
Subject: UNRAVELING THE MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE FROM THE BIG BANG TO ??? Join us as Professor Jeremiah Ostriker (astrophysical sciences - Princeton University) describes the fascinating history of humankind's quest to unravel the deepest secrets of the universe. From early attempts to comprehend Earth's place in the solar system, to astronomers' exploration of the Milky Way galaxy and the realm of the nebulae beyond, to the detection of Dark Energy and Dark Matter. Learn about the contributions of COPERNICUS, GALILEO, EINSTEIN (HIS GEATEST BLUNDER), LEMAITRE, AND HUBBLE and the history of how the current model of our universe arose and has passed every test hurled at it by the skeptics.

Cost: We ask for a donation of $10 to help cover the cost of room rental.

A VATICAN WHISTLE BLOWER: NYC ATHEISTS JANUARY 11TH (SUNDAY) 12 NOON - BRUNCH & SPEAKER

Date & Time: Jan 11 2015 - 12:00pm
Location: PRESS BOX 932 SECOND AVE. (49/50), 2ND FLOOR
Speaker: THOMAS DOYLE, O.P.- Dominican priest and canon lawyer
Subject: THE SECRETS OF THE VATICAN - The World’s “Last Absolute Monarchy” Fr. Doyle is a former canon lawyer who was located at the Vatican Embassy in Washington D.C. He had warned the Vatican for more than 40 years of numerous cases of clergy sexual abuse and was told to ignore them. He now has dedicated his life to seeking justice and compassion for innocent victims of Catholic clergy abuse.

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Cost: BRUNCH is $20, which includes a selection of Buffet Entrees, salad, one soft drink, coffee, tax and tip

NO NYCA DEC. MONTHLY MEETING - NEXT MONTHLY MEETING-JAN. 28TH (THURSDAY) 6:30PM

Date & Time: Dec 25 2014 - 1:00pm

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Cost: Free

NYC ATHEISTS NOVEMBER 20TH (THURSDAY) MONTHLY MEETING

Date & Time: Nov 20 2014 - 6:30pm
Location: SLC Conference Center– 15 West 39th St. (3rd Floor)
Speaker: BRENDAN COLTHURST Brendan Colthurst is a filmmaker, software developer, entrepreneur and the producer of the film “Kumare.”
Subject: FILM “KUMARE – THE TRUE STORY OF A FALSE PROPHET.” We will watch a documentary about a man who impersonates a wise Indian Guru and builds up a following in Arizona. At the height of his popularity, the Guru Kumare feels he must reveal his true identity to his disciples and unveil his greatest teaching of all: “The answers are all within you.”

                 

Cost: We ask for a donation of $10 to help cover the cost of room rental.

How much control do you have over your brain? - NYC ATHEISTS OCTOBER 30 (THURSDAY) MONTHLY MEETING - 6:30PM

Date & Time: Oct 30 2014 - 6:30pm
Location: SLC CONFERENCE CENTER - 3RD FLOOR - 15 WEST 39TH ST
Speaker: HEATHER BERLIN Ph.D - Assistant professor of psychiatry and neuroscience at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Subject: "It's All in Your Mind!" - How much control do you have over your brain?


  • Cost: WE ASK A DONATION OF $10 TO HELP PAY FOR THE COST OF ROOM RENTAL

OUTSTANDUNG: OUR RICH HERITAGE OF FREETHINKERS WITHOUT WHOM WE TODAY WOULD BE LIVING IN A "CHRISTIAN THEOCRACY" AND A "DARK AGE"

Date & Time: Sep 25 2014 - 6:30pm
Location: SLC CONFERENCE CENTER - 15 WEST 39TH STREET - 3RD FLOOR,
Speaker: ROD BRADFORD – FILM PRODUCER & DIRECTOR
Subject: THE FOUNDING OF THE NATION; RICH IN RELIGIOUS CONTRADICTIONS (VIDEO)

 

NYC ATHEISTS SEPTEMBER 25TH (THURSDAY) MONTHLY MEETING - 6:30PM

  • Cost: We ask for a donation of $10 to help cover the cost of room rental.

NYC ATHEISTS JULY MONTHLY MEETING

Date & Time: Jul 31 2014 - 6:15pm
Location: SLC Conference Center– 15 West 39th St. - (3rd Floor)
Speaker: SAM HARRIS (VIDEO)
Subject: “CAN SCIENCE ANSWER MORAL QUESTIONS.” Questions of good and evil, right and wrong are commonly thought unanswerable by science. But Sam Harris argues that science can -- and should -- be an authority on moral issues, shaping human values and setting out what constitutes a good life.

6:15 PM - DOORS OPEN

6:45 PM - BUSINESS MEETING

7:00 PM - EVENT

Cost: We ask for a donation of $10 to help cover the cost of room rental.

NYC ATHEISTS MONTHLY MEETING

Date & Time: Jun 26 2014 - 6:30pm
Location: SLC Conference Center– 15 West 39th St. - (3rd Floor)
Speaker: MR. DEITY
Subject: TBA

Thursday, June 26, 2014 
6:15 PM - DOORS OPEN
6:45 PM - BUSINESS MEETING
7:00 PM  - SPEAKER

Cost: We ask for a donation of $10 to help cover the cost of room rental.
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