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Would you be interested in a volunteer-led humanist book club that meets once a month at CFI/DC?
Yes, and I will be a leader for the group. 1
Yes, but I cannot lead the group. 3
Not now but maybe in the future. 0
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Washington DC - Humanist Book Club
Posted: 10 July 2007 03:29 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Do you have an opinion about a humanist/skeptic book you just read? Of course you do—you’re a Freethinker! Perhaps you need an excuse to get to that book you’ve been dying to read. If you’d like to have thoughtful discourse with like-minded individuals, please answer this poll.  Following is the structure for the meetings:

CFI/DC will provide the meeting space, but the club will be run by volunteers.
The group may agree upon one night each month on which to meet.
Meetings may be held Monday through Thursday.
The meeting will end by 8:30 p.m.
The book club is free to Friends of the Center and $6 for non-FOCs.
The club will start September 2007.

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Posted: 24 July 2007 10:51 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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This would be great! I’d love to stay up on current literature in the field.

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Posted: 25 July 2007 10:38 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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I would not mind being a co-leader with another person to share the responsibility and cover for each other.

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Posted: 04 August 2007 12:05 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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So, Ruth Mitchell has agreed to co-sponsor this Book Club.

Here is our first announcement:
The Center for Inquiry office in Washington, DC is sponsoring a new Book Club.  :
Secular Humanist Book Club will meet monthly every first Wednesday at 7 PM. 
Next meeting: September 5 at the Center For Inquiry, 621 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE on Capitol Hill near Eastern Market METRO. .
First Book: _Susan Jacoby’s “Freethinkers”
All are Welcome ! .  Questions:  Tel: (202) 546-2330

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Posted: 04 August 2007 12:10 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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If you are interested in joining this book club, please suggest some book titles for the group to consider for future selections

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Posted: 06 September 2007 03:45 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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For those who were interested in audio of Robert Ingersoll, there is a public-domain reading of Lectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll, Vol. 1 available for download:

http://www.archive.org/details/ingersoll_mog_librivox

Having heard no other readings of Ingersoll, I cannot judge the quality of this one; but the price is right, and I have enjoyed what I have heard so far.

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Posted: 06 September 2007 05:00 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Interesting. I did not know of this site.
The Ingersoll site I was mentioning last night is:
http://www.secularhumanism.org/index.php?section=ingersoll&page=index
and there is a 2 CD set of recordings of a different set of Ingersoll’s speeches.  Performed by a professional actor/ reader.
The book mentioned last night about Ingersoll is:
What’s God Got To Do With IT?  Robert Ingersoll on Free Thought, Honest Talk & Church & State Seperation  edited by Tim Page a small format book only 134 pages long.  A good first book on Ingrsoll.

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