September 23, 2018

Book Discussion: Choosing Civility by P. M. Forni

In these days of discord, is there still room for civility in social interactions? Come for an informal discussion of P. M. Forni’s work.

Sunday Platform
September 23, 2018

“From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs”

The talk will look at political activists from the 1960s to today who have started businesses as vehicles for advancing their movements and disseminating their messages.

September 16, 2018

Workshop – From Grief to Greatness: Writing and Sharing Poetry to Process Pain

Master Teaching Poet Gayle Danley will lead participants through her fun, simple, four-step process for writing and sharing performance poetry.

Sunday Platform
September 16, 2018

“Performance Poetry Heals the Grieving Heart”

Join Gayle Danley for an electrifying 40-minute performance featuring her original poetry expressing and sharing her experience with grief and loss.

Sunday Platform
September 9, 2018

“Improving Science Communication: Creating a Culture of Curiosity, Critical Thinking, and Engagement in Science”

Public Health United fosters new partnerships between scientists and the public that they are trying to reach to co-create excellent, evidence-based science communication.

Sunday Platform
September 2, 2018

“Ethical Culture 101”

Highlights of the history of Ethical Culture from its founding in 1876 by Felix Adler up to the present time will be discussed with particular attention to our relationships with similar movements, such as Humanism.

Sunday Platform
August 26, 2018

“The Game of Go”

In this talk, Tevis Tsai, BES Vice President, will discuss the two-thousand year history of the game, the humans that play it, and the computer that usurped a world champion.

Sunday Platform
August 19, 2018

“Colloquy: The Season’s Introspection in the Now”

This is meant to be an expression of free flow of the inner experience of what a member brings or develops as a result of listening self and others.

Sunday Platform
August 12, 2018

“Improv at the BES”

A year ago, we started our improvisational theater group on a drop-in basis, open to people having any level of improv experience.

Sunday Platform
August 5, 2018

“The Ethical Roots of Yoga”

The most common misconception about yoga is that it puts the body in strange positions for the purpose of developing flexibility.

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