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Platform addresses on ethical topics and issues recorded live from the Ethical Society of St. Louis. These lectures cover a number of areas including ethics, religion, values, and humanism. To discuss our podcasts please visit us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/EthicalSocietySTL

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0, 13 Ratings

Platform addresses on ethical topics and issues recorded live from the Ethical Society of St. Louis. These lectures cover a number of areas including ethics, religion, values, and humanism. To discuss our podcasts please visit us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/EthicalSocietySTL

    The Climate Crisis and You; Jim Rhodes, PhD, 8-Aug-2020

    The Climate Crisis and You; Jim Rhodes, PhD, 8-Aug-2020

    We live in a fast-changing world confronted by multiple major problems. Ongoing racism, the corona virus pandemic, the global economic meltdown, and governmental dysfunction are all real and cry out for solutions. Yet, climate change may be the biggest challenge the world faces. The talk will summarize the climate crisis problem and what we can all be doing to help to solve it.

    • 25 min
    "OK, Boomer!" Ending the Generation Wars; James Croft, EdD, 19-Jul-2020

    "OK, Boomer!" Ending the Generation Wars; James Croft, EdD, 19-Jul-2020

    Boomers think Millennials are entitled and whiny; Millennials think Boomers are smug and out-of-touch; Zennials laugh at Millennials’ obsession with Harry Potter; And everyone forgets about Gen X. Why do people of different generations seem to hate each other so much? What’s the cause of the generational conflict? Are generations really a good way of categorizing people? And how can we declare peace in the generation wars?

    • 31 min
    Losing I, Finding We: An Exploration of Attachment through the Prism of Ethical Culture, Christian Hayden, 19-Jul-2020

    Losing I, Finding We: An Exploration of Attachment through the Prism of Ethical Culture, Christian Hayden, 19-Jul-2020

    Ethical Culture does not have explicit tenants or commandments, but it does ask of its members/followers to commit to building ethical relationships, because we as a community feel they are imperative to social justice and realizing a better world. At the same time, many of us struggle to invite intimacy in our personal, romantic, and communal lives- why is that? And what ideas might lead us to better meeting our charge in the future?

    • 29 min
    The Encampment for Citizenship, an Experiment in Participatory Democracy; Dr. Anne Klaeysen, Leader Emerita, 12-Jul-2020

    The Encampment for Citizenship, an Experiment in Participatory Democracy; Dr. Anne Klaeysen, Leader Emerita, 12-Jul-2020

    The Encampment for Citizenship, founded in 1946 by Ethical Culture Leader Algernon D. Black and Alice ("Nanny") Politzer, a prominent civic leader, offered an opportunity for "young adults of many religious, racial, social and national backgrounds" to learn "the principles and techniques of citizenship… through lived experience." Black believed that young people could be a positive force in their communities if they developed critical thinking skills, youth activism, leadership qualities, and the courage to break free from stereotypes.

    • 33 min
    Juneteenth: A Reason to Celebrate?; Lois D. Conley, The Griot Museum of Black History, Founder and Executive Director 21-Jun-2020

    Juneteenth: A Reason to Celebrate?; Lois D. Conley, The Griot Museum of Black History, Founder and Executive Director 21-Jun-2020

    Juneteenth: A Reason to Celebrate?

    • 19 min
    What We Leave Behind; James Croft, Leader, 14-Jun-2020

    What We Leave Behind; James Croft, Leader, 14-Jun-2020

    In death what do we leave behind to mark our life.

    • 26 min

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