Can consciousness be duplicated? Does intelligence have boundaries? Could a digital mind suffer? In this video of her recent platform address, member Terri Karp, who has been programming computers for decades, explores the kinds of questions computer scientists are asking. See the Video
In this November 2020 platform address, Society member Dwight Panozzo discusses the unrepresentative nature of the U.S. Senate. Created in the 18th Century, the U.S. Constitution vests an inordinate amount […]
Longtime, beloved member Laszlo Berkovits, who died recently at age 74, is remembered as a committed activist with impressive intelligence and generosity of spirit whose capacity for joy was undiminished.Read More
At this spring’s Membership Meeting, May 16, we will elect officers and committee chairs and vote on proposed constitutional amendments.Read More
When it comes to in-person activities, open vs. closed is not a simple decision that can be made on the basis of one or two variables, says member and scientist Mary Matsui.
Member Lucy Lettis misses being at the meetinghouse with our Ethical Culture family, but she is grateful for the ways that Zoom is able to bring us together–and to even expand our community. Read More