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April 2019

Apr
19

Forum: Video Presentation “The Science of Religious Belief” by Andy Thompson

Friday, April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Plainview Old Bethpage Library, 999 Old Country Rd
Plainview, NY 11803 US

Our monthly forums at the Plainview Library, are hosted jointly by LI Atheists and CFI-LI. They have featured some fascinating guest speakers, such as philosopher Massimo Pigliucci and atheist activist Zerin Firoze, as well as video presentations. This month, since this Friday falls during a significant religious holiday for some of our religious friends, we plan to view a one-hour video presentation titled "The Science of Religious Belief", presented by Dr. Andy Thompson. Dr. Thompson presents a summary of the…

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Apr
11

CFI-LI: General Discussion Group

Thursday, April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Plainview Old Bethpage Library, 999 Old Country Rd
Plainview, NY 11803 US

General discussion on any topics of interest to those attending.

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Apr
2

CFI-LI BOOK CLUB: Enlightenment Now by Steven Pinker

Tuesday, April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jericho Public Library, 1 Merry Lane
Jericho, NY 11753 US

In Enlightenment Now, Pinker proposes that human progress is the gift of a coherent value system that many of us embrace without even knowing it. The values of the Enlightenment underlie all our modern institutions and deserve credit for the stupendous progress we have made. The progress we have enjoyed is not, of course, an excuse for complacency: Some of the challenges we face today are unprecedented in their complexity and scope. The way to deal with these challenges, Pinker…

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March 2019

Mar
15

Monthly Forum: “NOVA: What Darwin Never Knew” A video presentation

Friday, March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Plainview Old Bethpage Library, 999 Old Country Rd
Plainview, NY 11803 US

(Please note - after the presentation, some of us will be going out for a light snack to further discuss the film. All are welcome to join!!) PROGRAM NOTES: Do you know what a genetic switch is? Celebrate Darwin Day a little late at CFI Long Island's March Monthly Forum. At this Forum we plan on viewing a NOVA special called "What Darwin Never Knew". (The program will be slightly edited for time). This is an excellent, fast-pasted and kind…

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Mar
14

CFI: General Discussion Group

Thursday, March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Plainview Old Bethpage Library, 999 Old Country Rd
Plainview, NY 11803 US

General discussion on any topics of interest to those attending.

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