On Good Behavior

Join Hugh Taft-Morales and members of Friends in the City (FiTC) for another series of “On Good Behavior.” On October 5 we’ll discuss “Being Wrong: The Virtues of Humility and Doubt.” On October 19 the topic is “Being Mortal,” with wisdom drawn from Atul Gawande’s book of the same name. Join at www.tiny.cc/phillyethics

Book Discussion: My Grandmother’s Hands

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Members of the Baltimore and Philadelphia Ethical Societies are invited to join a five-session circle exploring My Grandmother's Hands, by psychotherapist and trauma specialist Resmaa Menakem. This book examines white supremacy in America from the perspective of trauma and body-centered psychology. Sarah Tielemans from the New York Ethical Society will host. Registration deadline is October 4 [...]

Book Discussion: The Humanist Way by Ed Ericson

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Hugh Taft-Morales continues his group exploration of The Humanist Way, by Ethical Culture Leader Ed Ericson. On October 4 we’ll focus on chapter 3, about the forerunners of humanism. On October 18 we’ll delve into chapter 4, which looks at the more modern expressions of humanism that developed within Ethical Culture societies. If you are [...]

On Good Behavior

Join Hugh Taft-Morales and members of Friends in the City (FiTC) for another series of “On Good Behavior.” On October 5 we’ll discuss “Being Wrong: The Virtues of Humility and Doubt.” On October 19 the topic is “Being Mortal,” with wisdom drawn from Atul Gawande’s book of the same name. Join at www.tiny.cc/phillyethics

Book Discussion: Hottentot Venus

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Join Hugh Taft-Morales for a discussion of Barbara Chase-Riboud’s novel Hottentot Venus. It’s the story of a resilient woman burdened by prejudices that follow her from a village in South Africa to a Europe that exoticizes and exploits her. As the Washington Post put it, Chase-Riboud “conjures the pain of some of the most sensitive and hurtful relations between [...]

Book Discussion: Hottentot Venus

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Join Hugh Taft-Morales for a discussion of Barbara Chase-Riboud’s novel Hottentot Venus. It’s the story of a resilient woman burdened by prejudices that follow her from a village in South Africa to a Europe that exoticizes and exploits her. As the Washington Post put it, Chase-Riboud “conjures the pain of some of the most sensitive and hurtful relations between [...]

Book Discussion: The Humanist Way by Ed Ericson

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The series continues with a Nov. 8 discussion of Chapters 5 and 6 on the values of Ethical Humanism and moral creativity. Chapters 7 and 8, which deal with inclusion and the ideal of Ethical Democracy, are the focus on Nov. 22. You are welcome to join even if you missed earlier meetings. If these [...]

Book Discussion: The Humanist Way by Ed Ericson

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The series continues with a Nov. 8 discussion of Chapters 5 and 6 on the values of Ethical Humanism and moral creativity. Chapters 7 and 8, which deal with inclusion and the ideal of Ethical Democracy, are the focus on Nov. 22. You are welcome to join even if you missed earlier meetings. If these [...]

Tree of Knowledge Virtual Decoration and Celebration

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Join Margaret Downey and Hugh Taft-Morales for our annual Tree of Knowledge event. This year we’re hosting Phill Zuckerman, whose books include What It Means to Be Moral, The Nonreligious, and Living the Secular Life. He is also executive director of Humanist Global Charity. Gary Stockdale, a two-time Emmy-nominated composer, songwriter, and singer, will perform. [...]

Introduction to Ethical Humanism

This month Hugh will explore Ethical Humanism through a Zoom tour of the American Ethical Union (AEU) website. The AEU is the federating organization of Ethical Culture responsible for training leaders, facilitating networking among Ethical Societies, and acting as the national face of our movement. Come find out more about our unique brand of humanism. [...]