Paranoia and Politics

We live in a time when paranoia and conspiracy theories seem to dominate the political scene.  But as RYSEC Clergy Leader Jone Johnson Lewis will document, paranoia and conspiracy theories have been around U.S. politics for a very long time.  She’ll look at some of...

Holding History

This week’s colloquy will reflect on how we hold history.  With recent focus on controversies over replacing Columbus Day, a school administrator talking about including “opposing views” when teaching about the Holocaust, inclusion of topics in history class deemed...

A Tale of Two Enlightenments

The Enlightenment in Europe has often been cited as a foundation for modern humanism, human rights, and human liberation.  The Enlightenment is often lauded as the advent of the Age of Reason — and critiqued as the advent of pseudo-scientific ideas about the primary...

Journeys to Justice

All Society Platform (note time change below) Hosted by FES (Future of Ethical Societies) How does one find the courage to do good? What are the experiences, pains, and inspirations that drive us to do meaningful work? In “Journeys to Justice,” hear from Future of...

Cultivating Relationships

Let’s Tackle Loneliness One Friendship at a Time We are honored to have Leader-in-Training Louise Jett with us (virtually) for this platform meeting. As a child, Leader-in-Training Louise Jett befriended a gruff stranger who lived next door, despite her mother’s...

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