JOINT EVENT with + PIPS + BRIGHTON SOCIABLES -
I suggest that we start by discussing this book, if you have time to read it or listen to the audio book. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion In the first part of the book, the author uses research to demonstrate social intuitionism, how people's beliefs come primarily from their intuitions, and rational thought often comes after to justify initial beliefs.. In the second portion of the book, he presents moral foundations theory, and applies it to the political beliefs of liberals, conservatives, and libertarians in the US. Haidt argues that people are too quick to denigrate other points of view without giving those views full consideration, and attempts to reach common ground between liberals and conservatives. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_o4MgFIsxPE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONUM4akzLGE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qN42ZLwNFBY https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Righteous_Mind
PLEASE ARRIVE PUNCTUALLY AT 7.00. IT IS NOT FAIR TO OTHER PARTICIPANTS TO ARRIVE HALFWAY THROUGH THE CONVERSATION.
• What we'll do For those who have never taken part in it, it’s like the Philosophy events, but instead of sticking to one topic for the whole evening, there are about 300 of them printed on cards, you pick up one card at random and discuss at will, when you finish, you pick up another card, and on and on, while having some drinks and cakes...
The difference is.. the Talking Stick.. only the one holding it talks, and then passes it around, so that EVERYBODY has a chance to talk..
Here are a few examples of topics that COULD COME UP:
Has the meaning of family changed in modern times? Have you become the person you wanted to be? How do you relate to silence Is pink the new black? Eccentricity in great things is genius, but in small things, only crazy. Thomas Hobbes said that life is short and brutish. Do you agree? What are people afraid to talk about, Taboo What is the importance of exploring space? World’s oldest profession. Still going strong -- why so?
£1 for meetup expenses
13 Farm Road
Brighton and Hove
Hove BN3 1FB