Lunch with Leader Hugh – The Magic of Humanism: Growth

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Come gather for an informal virtual lunch and conversation. Leader Hugh Taft-Morales hosts a discussion about the 300-word entries entitled “Growth” from The Magic of Humanism, written by James Croft, Leader of the Ethical Society of St. Louis. You can get a copy of this brochure here: https://ethicalstl.org/who-we-are/what-is-ethical-humanism/the-magic-of-humanism/ or you can email LeaderHugh@phillyethics.org. Please join at tiny.cc/phillyethics

Inside Out – An Immigration Awareness Project

Philadelphia Ethical Society 1906 S. Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia

The Inside Out project is a nationwide participatory art initiative aimed at creating a portrait of America that highlights both our diversity and our unity. These portraits remind us that behind the policies are real people with real stories that include all Americans -- citizens, immigrants, and indigenous. And the project provides communities and local [...]

Book Discussion: Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks

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A novel about a village that quarantines itself during the 14th century Black Death might not sound obviously appealing after 18 months of pandemic. But Hugh Taft-Morales found in this 2001 international bestseller guidance for how we live today. RSVP to LeaderHugh@phillyethics.org.

Lunch with Leader Hugh – The Magic of Humanism: Growth Pt. 2

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Come gather for an informal virtual lunch and conversation. Leader Hugh Taft-Morales hosts a discussion about the 300-word entries entitled “Growth” from The Magic of Humanism, written by James Croft, Leader of the Ethical Society of St. Louis. You can get a copy of this brochure here: https://ethicalstl.org/who-we-are/what-is-ethical-humanism/the-magic-of-humanism/ or you can email LeaderHugh@phillyethics.org. Please join at tiny.cc/phillyethics

Introduction to Ethical Humanism

Join Hugh Taft-Morales for an introduction to Ethical Humanism. The informal session is particularly for newcomers, but all are welcome! This month Hugh discusses the connection between Ethical Culture and the American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson. Join at www.tiny.cc/phillyethics

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: 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