The Coddling of the American Mind
A Book Discussion
April 10, 2021 @ 11am
This 2018 book is about 3 great Untruths and how our thoughts affect our ability to deal with life's challenges.
Join us as we discover some of the book's ideas and their philosophical teachings.
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New Acropolis Chicago
Circle of Friends
Who is this for?
Those who have a thirst to know more about themselves and the world around them and curious to see through the lens of Philosophy current social and individual events and its application to relevant situations.
And for those, who for various reasons cannot commit at this point to the weekly rhythm of in-person classes required by the study program of New Acropolis.
What does it include?
- 10 yearly online meetings (app. once a month) in various topics to deepen the teachings of the introductory course and to apply the ideas of philosophy on various fields of human expression.
These include among other things:
In depth exploration of various cultures, philosophers and sciences
Movie screenings and discussions
In depth exploration of themes from the introductory course
Discussions about topics selected by members of the Circle
Reflections about philosophical questions and current events
- A special yearly dinner and class.
- Direct update about New Acropolis activities and news.
- Discounted rates for paid activities.
- An opportunity to support the school and its activities.
These meetings are open to all of NA friends, students and members.
January 29, Friday, 6 pm - A movie discussion: Tashi and the Monk - Compassion and Resilience in a troubled world
A movie and discussion: The Social Dilemma
February 28, Sunday 6 pm - Life/Work Balance - Discussion
April 10, Saturday at 5 pm - A book discussion: Coddling of the American Mind
April 30, Friday - Building Bridges - Political division and polarity
May 29, Saturday - With Philosophy there will not be Racism - a discussion
June 27, Sunday - Mindful living in a fast-paced world - Panel and discussion
$99 for a year