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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Sunday, September 3, 2017

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Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, August 19, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Saturday August 19, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
– Stoicism [https://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/02/02/how-to-be-a-stoic/?fref=gc]
– Pillow Angel Ethics [http://content.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1574851,00.html]
– Mandatory drug testing [http://cnnphilippines.com/news/2017/08/15/Random-drug-test-high-school-students.html]
– 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 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* 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, August 6, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venue: 2nd Floor Commune Makati
36 Polaris St. Brgy. Poblacion, Makati City
Directions link: Commune
PWD Friendly? Not really
Date: Sunday August 6, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
Liability in inaction?
Banning sexist stereotyping
Pillow Angel Ethics
– Calling out Catcalling
New local feminist groups
– 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 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* 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, July 22, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Saturday July 22, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
– Uber, Grab and the LTFRB [http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/915145/uber-grab-patrons-already-having-difficult-time-booking-rides]
– Nadine Lustre and Cohabiting in 2017 [http://filipinofreethinkers.org/2017/07/16/in-defense-of-nadine-lustre-and-cohabitation-a-response-to-anna-cosio/]
– Female Doctor Who [http://jezebel.com/british-papers-publish-nude-photos-of-first-woman-dr-w-1797016343]
– Are Controversial Speeches violent?
[https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2017/07/why-its-a-bad-idea-to-tell-students-words-are-violence/533970/]
– 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 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* 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, July 9, 2017, Sunday

 

 

 

 

 

 

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
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Sunday July 9, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
– Billboard date proposal [http://www.rappler.com/rappler-blogs/don-kevin-hapal/174612-billboard-date-proposal-creepy]
– Martial Law SC decision [http://www.rappler.com/nation/174819-sc-ruling-martial-law-duterte-nationwide]
– “Pastor Hokage” Facebook groups [http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/911423/hontiveros-wants-stiff-penalties-vs-lewd-facebook-groups] (Side comment: why is this even a thing? It’s 2017, people)
– One year under Duterte [https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/03/opinion/philippines-duterte.html]
– 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 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* 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, Sunday, June 18, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Sunday June 18, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
– Love your friend but hate their social media presence [https://www.thecut.com/2017/05/social-media-friendship-impact.html]
– Callout culture [http://www.filmsforaction.org/articles/a-note-on-callout-culture/]
– Experience the Philippines [http://www.rappler.com/entertainment/news/172811-mccann-worldgroup-philippines-statement-plagiarism-dot-ad]
– Father’s Day
– Pride Month
– 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 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* 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, May 27

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Saturday, May 27, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
– Guest Speaker: Renee Juliene M. Karunungan: Beyond Polar Bears: Impacts of Climate Change and Climate Solutions
– Modern-day Slavery [https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/06/lolas-story/524490/]
– Love your friend but hate their social media presence [http://nymag.com/thecut/2017/05/social-media-friendship-impact.html]
– Banning feels from ads [http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/hashtag/content/611187/fast-food-giant-pulls-uk-ad-over-child-bereavement-complaints/story/]
– 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 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* 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 Black Saturday Meetup

 

 

 

 

 

 

This week, we’re bringing our discussions over to the Katipunan Weekend Market! We’ll have seating and picnic space at the Bridgeway where it’s airconditioned and comfy. Feel free to come by early or stick around afterwards to check out the market goodies!

For more details on the Katipunan Weekend Market, check out their page: [https://www.facebook.com/events/865382573604714/]

Venue: Estancia, Capitol Commons
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Saturday, April 15, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
-How was Holy Week?
-United Airlines!
-Begging Backpackers http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/life/backpackers-begging-money-should-ashamed/
-Kadamay [http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/606348/news/nation/kadamay-to-call-for-nationwide-distribution-of-idle-housing-units]
-Syrian Civil War [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syrian_Civil_War]
-Life without contraception [http://cnnphilippines.com/life/culture/politics/2017/03/31/reproductive-health.html]
-Earthquakes and the end of the world
#ThatsHarassment [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W794cMGPafA&feature=youtu.be&list=PLrx4fxhgMUObiys_bKnxZjolXV_bCc2GE]
-Raunchy Topic brought to you by the Vibrator Play [http://j.mp/2ooGQaR]

Guest: Ku Romillo talks about her art and irreverencehttps://www.facebook.com/kuromilloart/
Young Feminist Visions photoshoot http://youngfeminist.org/

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 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* 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, April 1, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We’re back after a break from meetups!

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
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Join us for our first meetup of the summer for a totally-real, not-an-April-Fool’s prank meetup!

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 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* 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, Sunday, January 29, 2017

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
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Sunday, January 29, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
Should Bato resign?
Is it okay to punch Nazis?
How will the Philippines face job automation?
– Raunchy Topic of the Week (18+)

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 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* 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, Sunday, January 15, 2017

Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Sunday, January 15, 2017

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
PWD Friendly? Yes
Date: Sunday, January 15, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Topics:
– Should the makers of Oro be punished? http://www.esquiremag.ph/culture/arts-and-entertainment/what-this-dead-dog-told-us-about-the-film-industry-a1730-20170110
– Should Nickelodeon be free to build an underwater park in Palawan? http://www.rappler.com/nation/157988-denr-lopez-not-allow-nickelodeon-theme-park-palawan
– New Year’s Resolutions/Things to look forward to in 2017
– Raunchy Topic of the Week (18+)

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 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* 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 Saturnalia, December 26, 2016

Filipino Freethinkers Saturnalia, December 26, 2016

Venue: Bacolod Chicken Inasal, The Strip, Greenhills Shopping Center, North Western St., San Juan, Metro Manila, Philippines
Date: Monday, December 26, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Come join us on the last meetup of the year!
Discussion, dinner and games!

* 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, December 10, 2016

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Venue: Bantayog Ng Mga Bayani, Quezon Avenue
Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016
Time: 1:00 PM to 12:00 MN

We’re joining DAKILA for ALAB NG PUSO: Stand Up for Human Rights! Day of Art and Action for Human Rights. Come see our booth and wear black to show your solidarity!

PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES

Fair X Exhibit
1:00 PM onwards
A showcase of art works and products that contribute to human rights protection and promotion by various groups and organizations. 

History X Heroism
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
A Talk on Human Rights in the Time of Struggle by Prof. Xiao Chua

Music X Performance
4:00 PM – 12:00 MN
Music | Spoken Word | Improv | Dance

This event is organized by the Commission on Human Rights, Bantayog ng mga Bayani, National Union of Journalists of the Philippines, I-Defend and DAKILA.

For more details on the activities, see: https://www.facebook.com/events/1023028464487194/

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 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* 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, Sunday, November 27, 2016

Filipino Freethinkers Meetup, Sunday, November 27, 2016

 

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CHANGE OF VENUE

Venue: Simcas Apartelle, 5048 P Burgos, Makati, 1210 Metro Manila, Philippines
Google Maps Link
PWD Friendly? Not really
Date: Sunday, November 27, 2016
Time: 2:30PM – 5:30PM

This is a special meetup. We will be having free HIV testing, courtesy of HASH – HIV & AIDS Support House, Inc. Please arrive early.

Topics:
Do people have a right to food?
Should children be allowed to join protests?
Should private citizens be accountable for their public comments?
– Raunchy Topic of the Week (18+)

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 0928 872 0020 / 0920 975 0092

* 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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