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29 September, 2024
30 September, 2024
1 October, 2024(1 event)

6:00 pm: Movie Night

1 October, 2024

Movie Nights are back! 

On Tuesday, 5th March and continuing every 1st Tuesday of the month until the end of the year, Movie Nights will resume in The Glyn Davies Room (Room 22).  Members are invited to come along at 6pm with a small plate of food to share and BYO drinks, and the movie will start at approximately 6.30pm.  Alternatively, you can come along just for the movie from 6.30pm.  Go to the the 2024 Program tab and enrol under Classes.  See the How to Attend tab if you have not used this feature before.

The July movie is Chocolat starring Juliette Binoche, Johnny Depp and Judi Dench.
Set in a conservative village in France. This delightful, light-hearted comedy is about a woman and her daughter who open a chocolate shop.
Glyn Davies Room (Room 22)
42 Mabel Street
Room 22
Atherton, Qld 4883
2 October, 2024(1 event)

10:00 am: Forum - Friends of Wisdom

2 October, 2024

Hosted by David Turnbull

A quote from the Introduction to a book called "The Human Condition" by Hannah Arendt 
"What I propose in the following is a reconsideration of the human condition from the vantage point of our newest experiences and our most recent fears. This, obviously, is a matter of thought, and thoughtlessness - the heedless recklessness or hopeless confusion or complacent repetition of “truths” which have become trivial and empty - seems to me among the outstanding characteristics of our time. What I propose, therefore, is very simple: it is nothing more than to think what we are doing ( p.5)."
I would like to take this quotation, very explicitly, as our overarching theme. The aim of our group is to articulate thoughts that exemplify having thought long and hard about topics that have been rendered trivial and empty, either by the media or in everyday life. The way we will do this is to start by writing down some of these thoughts.
What I propose for the group is that each of us bring along a page of around 300 words, on any topic you like, so long as it shows that you are thinking. This might be a synopsis of a potentially much longer piece, or an actual piece you have already written.
What I want us to investigate are topics that are hard. This may mean hard even to put into words. You may feel like you are up against "the limits of my language" (Wittgenstein). So this group will be a challenge.
The role of each of us in the group will be to ask questions. By doing this it may stimulate more thinking and promote a philosophical conversation amongst ourselves.
Glyn Davies Room (Room 22)
42 Mabel Street
Room 22
Atherton, Qld 4883
3 October, 2024
4 October, 2024(1 event)

10:00 am: Friday Forum - Discussion Group

4 October, 2024

Hosted by Barbara Whybird

Barb hosts a lively discussion about a different topic on the first Friday each month at 10am in Glyn Davies Room (Room 22).  The discussion topic are as follows for the next three months.

April - "Green Washing"

May - "Amazing Animal Stories"

June - "We Are Not All in the Same Boat"

Glyn Davies Room (Room 22)
42 Mabel Street
Room 22
Atherton, Qld 4883
5 October, 2024