Archive | April, 2014

FF Podcast (Audio) 36: Watching Your Words

FF Podcast (Audio) 36: Watching Your Words

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) 36 - Watching Your Words

This week, we talk with Carlos Celdran about an encounter with the anti-RH and about watching your language around children.

You may also download the podcast file here.

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) feed

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Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) on iTunes

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FF Podcast 36: Watching Your Words

FF Podcast 36: Watching Your Words

This week, we talk with Carlos Celdran about an encounter with the anti-RH and about watching your language around children.

You may also download the podcast file here.

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

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Freethinkers Meetup: Sunday, April 27, 2014

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Location: Holy Trinity Church, 48 McKinley Road, Forbes Park, Makati
Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
RSVP on Facebook (optional)
Google Map: http://goo.gl/wCMAl

* Respecting religion: Is it okay for the Boracay LGU to ban parties on Good Friday? http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/…/no-noise-partying-in
* Should there be a basic income for all citizens? http://edition.cnn.com/…/opinion/wheeler-minimum-income/
* (HOAX) Visa-Free to Japan: What are the implications? http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/04/16/1313359/visa-free-access-japan-may-happen-anytime-soon http://www.ph.emb-japan.go.jp/pressandspeech/press/exempt_false.html
* Would you opt for suspended animation? http://gizmodo.com/surgeons-are-about-to-start-human-trials-for-suspended-1552062924
* What did you do during Holy Week?

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.

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Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0927 323 3532

* Newbies are welcome, and admission is free.
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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In Baguio for RH Verdict

In Baguio for RH Verdict

We went to Baguio last April 7 for the Supreme Court’s decision on the Reproductive Health Law. Here’s how it turned out.

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Freethinkers Meetup: Sunday, April 13, 2014

1398678_10152024752697686_704137539_oSee you at the Freethinkers Meetup this Sunday!

RSVP on Facebook (optional)
Location: Holy Trinity Church, 48 McKinley Road, Forbes Park, Makati
Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
Time: 2:00pm – 5:30pm

Google Map: http://goo.gl/wCMAl

* 2pm podcast recording with Carlos Celdran on the topic
Cursing in Front of Children: Should adults avoid cursing in front of others’ kids?

* A discussion on Bipolar Disorder with Dr. Margarita Holmes (references on this at the bottom of this section)

* Question of the Week: Criteria for Beauty http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EILeu1zA2Kw

Other Topics:

1) The RH Law is Constitutional: Stories, Updates, and Next actions
2) Will bigots become the new oppressed minority? http://www.slate.com/blogs/saletan/2014/04/07/brendan_eich_homophobia_and_corporate_values_the_left_is_the_new_moral_majority.html
3) Mood Disorders and moral responsibility: http://www.bipolarvillage.com/excuses-excuses-hypomania-symptoms-and-moral-responsibility/
4) Raunchy Topic of the Week: Orgies http://www.thefrisky.com/2013-02-21/first-time-for-everything-i-went-to-an-orgy/

After the meetup we usually go for dinner and drinks somewhere nearby. If you’re not a meetup regular and can’t make it for the meetup but would like to go for the post meetup, please indicate on a post in the wall or comment so we can contact you.

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References on the bipolar disorder discussion:
1 http://www.rappler.com/move-ph/ispeak/20618-aaron-swartz-was-bipolar
2 http://www.rappler.com/…/21114-if-you-re-thinking-of-suicide,-you-are-not-alone
3 http://www.rappler.com/move-ph/27304-medication-can-help-bipolars
4 http://www.rappler.com/video/askmargie/51217-askmargie-valenswines-part-1

Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0927 323 3532

* Newbies are welcome, and admission is free.
* Early birds get to play board/video/party games with the group.
* Look for the FF sign (or the group of smart, sexy people).
* There is no required age, religion, philosophy, or IQ level.
* Discussions are informal yet intelligent (most of the time).
* You don’t have to talk; you can just sit in and listen.

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FF Podcast (Audio) 35: Criteria for Beauty

FF Podcast (Audio) 35: Criteria for Beauty

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) 35 - Criteria for Beauty

This week we talk about the Bb. Pilipinas 2014 beauty pageant, the criteria used to judge the contestants, and beauty in general.

You may also download the podcast file here.

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) feed

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) feed

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) on iTunes

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast (Audio) on iTunes

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FF Podcast 35: Criteria for Beauty

FF Podcast 35: Criteria for Beauty

This week we talk about the Bb. Pilipinas 2014 beauty pageant, the criteria used to judge the contestants, and beauty in general.

You may also download the podcast file here.

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers Podcast feed

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

Filipino Freethinkers podcast on iTunes

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