Charters of Freedom!

It’s hard to believe that something so critically important as the original documents of the United States was actually missing for a period of time. However, the documents have long been located and are now safely under lock and key. Further, these same documents are also view-able by anyone at

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Weird and Wonderful!

In Europe, belief in organised religion continues to decline as science advances. Yet strangely interest in everything from ley lines to solstice rituals is on the rise. Should we dismiss this as empty fantasy? Or is there in nature something essential to ourselves, beyond science and beyond monotheistic religion? Listen

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Philosophy – Wisdom or Technique?

‘Philosophy begins in wonder. And at the end, when philosophic thought has done its best, the wonder remains. There have been added, however, some grasp of the immensity of things, some purification of emotion by understanding. Yet there is a danger in such reflections. An immediate good is apt to be thought of in

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Holiday Celebration!

Time to celebrate the holidays with our friends, please join us for our holiday fireside chat. Danfords  25 E Broadway Port Jefferson, New York 11777  

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Dalai Lama: The Way to Freedom

With the holiday season in full swing, this week we take some time to consider what is it that we value? Regardless of believe, many consider the wisdom of the Dalai Lama refreshing. Please join us for a worthwhile philosophical conversation. To assist in the conversation, please read the Introduction

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If Education is Freedom, What Then?

If education creates freedom, is there a requirement that we’ do’ something with our freedom? The first question, however, is can you define freedom? Then, as you mull through possible answers you may wish to consider what freedom means to the individual, but also society. Further, if we fail to

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A Conversation with Ted Koppel

Please join us for a conversation with Ted Koppel, legendary anchor of ABC News’ “Night Line.” Tickets are FREE, but limited. It’s important that you register now. Please follow the link: Ted Koppel Ticket

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Subjectivity of Language

When philosophy is at its best, it “takes on” that which is most familiar and causes the individual to re-examine an ‘idea’ it took for granted with new insight. This week we examine our interpersonal relationship with language and consider how our utterances are more than simple conversation. To assist

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The Most Beautiful Theory

  This week we focus our attention on Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, and how it continues influence. Not only will the theory be explained, but how it’s implications are providing new insights into how our world works and we in turn function in the time space continuum. Ready to give

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Telling the Truth

  This week we examine whether Doctors and Nurses are duty-bound to tell the truth to their patients. We’ll consider, what’s involved, and if a lie also counts as a breach of trust. Expect a lively conversation. To assist our understanding, please read this short essay by Jennifer Jackson. To read,

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