Cosmic Quality

Can a commercial television program treat science properly and uphold the legacy of Carl Sagan? Apparently, it can, at least judging by the initial entry in the Cosmos relaunch, which aired March 9 on Fox and the next day on the National Geographic Channel.

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Hydrofracking in Maryland

Large-scale plans for hydraulic fracturing and natural gas export in Maryland have recently been set in motion. From my vantage point as a scientist let me point to some clear dangers that result from hydrofracking.

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“Pennies for Frisky’s” Campaign

In September of 2012 our Sunday school chose Frisky’s Wildlife and Primate Sanctuary for a community project. Frisky’s does the good work of taking in wildlife that has been injured, orphaned, abandoned, or displaced.

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Remembering Dale Adams

On Saturday, September 7, BES held a memorial service to celebrate the life of member Dale Patterson Adams, who died of heart failure July 15 at age 68.

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The American Ethical Union Celebrates the Supreme Court’s Decision to Protect Same-Sex Couples

The American Ethical Union (AEU) celebrates with justice loving people across the country.

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The Fairness for All Marylanders Act of 2013

Last year the Baltimore Ethical Society and the LGBTQ Humanist Council of Baltimore helped to bring Maryland a win in the election for Marriage Equality. This victory is great! BES has been a constant in being an ally to the LGBTQ community. So this is the time to start talking about what else effects the LGBTQ community.

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Ethical Action Report

The Ethical Action Committee has started off 2013 with a bang! Over the past few months, we have become engaged in several ongoing Action Projects both in Baltimore and at the national level.

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A Story Few Know

 A book review by Stephen Meskin The Warmth of Other Suns tells an underappreciated historic American story that has had significant effects on the shape of our lives, our cities, and our country. The story is less than 100 years old, but few people know much about it. It is the story of the 1915 […]

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Holiday Food & Clothing Drives

During the holiday season, BES sponsored a food drive and a clothing drive. Shown here are three of our Sunday school students gleefully marking the final tally of donated food, which exceeded the 300 lbs. we aimed for. Both drives benefited TurnAround, a domestic violence and sexual assault center in Baltimore that helps women, children, […]

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Darlene Cook – New Member Profile

New member Darlene Cook is a fully recovered Catholic and a happy heretic. She likes to color outside the lines — and sometimes runs with scissors.   Cook began a corporate career in the mid-sixties at Western Electric’s System Equipment Engineering Division in Hunt Valley as a receptionist. Having worked her way up the secretarial […]

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