Archive | November, 2015

Paris, Beirut, and Comparing Tragedies | FF Podcast

Paris, Beirut, and Comparing Tragedies | FF Podcast

This week, we talk about the recent Islamist attacks in France and Lebanon. We discuss how people reacted to the tragedies and whether it’s proper to shame people for grieving differently.

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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Sunday, November 29, 2015

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Venue: Uno Morato, Garden Area GYY Building, #1 Tomas Morato Ave, Quezon City
Waze link: http://mobile-web.world.waze.com/en_GB/meetup/location?h=wdw54nm22
Date: Sunday, November 29, 2015
Time: 3:00PM – 6:00PM

Topics:
– APEC [http://www.rappler.com/nation/112466-apec-2015-manila-explainer]
– Ahmed Mohamed demands compensation for wrongful arrest [http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/ahmed-mohamed-demands-15m-compensation-for-homemade-clock-arrest-a6745706.html]
– Paris, Beirut and Mali attacks [http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/21/world/middleeast/paris-and-mali-attacks-expose-a-lethal-al-qaeda-isis-rivalry.html?_r=0]
– Alma Moreno’s interview with Karen Davila [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qfqPNoXs5w]
Raunchy Topic of the 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.
Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0927 343 7441

* Newbies are welcome, and admission to the meetup is free. (Note: this does not apply to the food and other activities we may be having)
* 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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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Saturday, November 7, 2015

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Venue: Uno Morato, Garden Area GYY Building, #1 Tomas Morato Ave, Quezon City
Waze link: http://mobile-web.world.waze.com/en_GB/meetup/location?h=wdw54nm22
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015
Time: 2:30PM – 5:30PM

Topics:
– Tito Sotto’s Halloween costume [http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-34701242]
– Prestige schooling creates engineers of the status quo, not revolutionaries [http://www.theamericanscholar.org/the-disadvantages-of-an-elite-education/print/ ]
– Tanim-bala [http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34671118]
– Raunchy Topic of the 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.
Got questions about the meetup? Contact us at 0927 343 7441

* Newbies are welcome, and admission to the meetup is free. (Note: this does not apply to the food and other activities we may be having)
* 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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