Adult Ed

10 Questions for Humanists

During his platform address in October, Arthur Dobrin, leader emeritus of the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island, posed the following 10 questions, suggesting that members consider each one for a moment. 1.   What are you called upon to do as a humanist? 2.   How does the idea of the dignity and worth of
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Ethical Reads Book Club

We begin with nonfiction (though we am open to fiction) by reading the Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert, a science writer for the New Yorker who presents a convincing and sobering case that we are in the middle of the 6th great die off or extinction of all existing life on the earth. Possible future […]
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Gift Circle

The ECS “Gift Circle” is a joyful exploration of collaborative community building by sharing needs, offering gifts and expressing gratitude. In a time when most everything is monetized, the purpose of the gifting circle is to reclaim human relationships from commodification and return them to
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Film Series: Work (and Family)

All films start at 7:30 PM and will be followed by an informal discussion Friday, March 6: Diamond Men (2000) Starring Robert Forster The best movie you’ve never seen stars the best actor you’ve never heard of, Robert Forster. Eddie (Robert Forster) has worked for over 30 years as a travelling jewelry salesman,
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Job Club

Anne Wallman
The Ethical Culture Society is pleased to announce the implementation of a weekly Job Club that will include short workshops each week.  Topics covered will include: Work-style assessments, Job-market research, Networking, Self-Marketing, Resume review, Interview preparation, Overcoming barriers to employment,
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Films on Friday Night: Starring Sidney Poitier

All Films on Friday Nights at 7:30 PM, Suggested Donation $5.00 Friday, September 26 at 7:30 PM: No Way Out (1950) A pioneering film about racial tensions, “No Way Out” stars Richard Widmark as a criminal named Ray Biddle, who despises African-Americans. Sidney Poitier (in his screen debut) is the black doctor,
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