The Muse In The Machine #4 – Creating Compelling Characters With The Help Of AI

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Love playing with words but feeling stuck? Boost your creativity at AI writing workshops with an award-winning video game writer Charlene Putney! Do you love to play with words? Do you sometimes feel creatively blocked? Do you need some new techniques and exercises to loosen up your mind and your pen? Do you find it hard…

$15.00

The Beginning of Infinity: Universal Explainers

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Join Phil Filippak for the next episode of a series about critical rationalism and major ideas from David Deutsch’s book The Beginning of Infinity. We’ll discuss explanation and universality! “Because of the necessity for error-correction, all jumps to universality occur in digital systems.” Is that really so? Do we need to invent some kind of code for any…

$20.00

Performance and Self-Compassion

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Hi, I’m Gina! I’m a therapist, avid learner and educator. I’ve spent time in many settings, ranging from mental hospitals to jails and schools, immersing myself in situations that require both survival and compassion. This episode of the Self-Compassion series will be on Self-Compassion and Performance! How can we practice Self-Compassion amidst demands on performance? And…

Babies and Gross Motor Development

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Join Montessori Infant and Toddler Guide, Beatriz Freitas, and explore the Montessori perspective on babies' gross motor skills! Whether you’re expecting a child, already have one or more, this salon is designed for you! The first years of a baby’s life are incredibly rich in movement, quantity and variety. From the first jerky newborn reflexes…

$10.00

How to Love Your Enemies: A Conversation with Andrew Hanauer

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We know our country is dangerously polarized. But what to do about it? Join Zachary Davis, the Executive Director of Faith Matters and the Editor of Wayfare Magazine, and Andrew Hanauer, the President and CEO of the One America Movement, to discuss! We know our country is dangerously polarized. But what to do about it?…

$15.00

New York IRL: Expansive Conversations – Getting Quiet

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Join writer and meditation teacher, Grace Bialecki, for the next episode of a new New York City IRL series, 'Expansive Conversations,' where we'll discuss poetry, authenticity, and self-actualization. What does it mean to listen to ourselves? And how can we find moments of quiet amidst this city that never sleeps? We'll read Pico Iyer’s essay,…

NYC IRL: Inside the Emerging Psychedelic Underground in China

New York NY

Is taking ayahuasca the same in mainland China as in South America or downtown Manhattan? Join journalists Oshan Jarow and Shayla Love live in New York City in conversation with anthropologists Alex Gearin and Nicolas Langlitz on how culture influences psychedelic use and experience, and Alex’s ethnography of psychedelic use in China.  In the psychedelic…

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Breakthroughs in Political Theory

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Join Alex Criddle in the latest Breakthroughs salon where we'll explore the breakthroughs in political thought across history. We'll look at the ancient origins of monarchies in civilizations such as Egypt and Mesopotamia and the development of the idea of democracy and a republic as it was understood in ancient Greece and Rome. We'll then…

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Thinking about Not-knowing #14: A clear view.

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Join Vaughn Tan for the 14th and final episode of his series exploring how to build better relationships with the not-knowing that surrounds us. The final episode of this series is a synthesis and a recap of this 14-episode journey towards a clearer view of not-knowing and how to relate better to it. We’ll focus on practical, concrete…

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A Theory of Everyone Reading Group: Introduction & Chapter 1

Explore cultural and societal evolution at 'A Theory of Everyone' reading book club hosted by Markus Leavitt. Connect, share insights, and engage with diverse perspectives – all are welcome! Are we at a stagnation point in cultural and societal evolution? What barriers are in the way for a greater future? The industrial revolution kicked off…

In This Economy? 6. The Vibes Economy

New York NY

Join the next episode of an offline salon series in Manhattan, featuring the brilliant writer and multifaceted creator Kyla Scanlon! Come and discuss her upcoming book, finance, crypto, and more! Kyla has written for the New York Times, New York Magazine and Bloomberg Opinion. In her Substack, she provides a fun, accessible and educative place where we can all learn…

Parenting Approaches: How to Live with Small Humans

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What if you had been trusted more as a kid? Join Martha Sharpe as we talk about the different approaches to parenting and how treating kids more like adults might make life better for everyone. In this series, Parenting Unlocked: Simplifying the Impossible, each month is a new chance to hop in and discuss approaches…

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