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Sunday Platform w/ Ethical Society of St. Louis – James Croft: “The Promise and Peril of Generational Thinking” (Online)
July 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
“Boomers are racist and out of touch!” “Millennials and shrill and self-important!” Recently, it seems like generational divides have been worsening, as the political, economic, and cultural differences between people in different age cohorts become more extreme. But what is the validity of taking a generational approach to human behavior? Are people really defined by their generational cohort as much as is commonly assumed? And what does this mean for the potential of cross-generational solidarity? James will explore these questions and more as examines the promise – and the peril – of generational thinking
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James Croft is the new Senior Leader of the St. Louis Ethical Society. For four years, James served the Society as its Leader for outreach and community. He holds a M.S. in Education and Drama from Cambridge University and an Ed.D. from Harvard University. He has a long history within the humanist movement as a research fellow with the Humanist Project in Cambridge Mass and, for nearly ten years, the publisher of a blog under the title “Temple of the Future” about humanist principles and ethics.
NOTE: This program is being held at 12:00pm EST (11:00am in St. Louis).
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FREE and open to the public.
Sunday Platform is our most important and long-standing community event. These gatherings educate, stimulate personal growth, inspire reflection and action, and strengthen our community. Sunday meetings usually begin with music, followed by greetings and a talk given by a Society Leader, member, or guest. Platforms cover a variety of topics that reflect current events, pressing social issues, and Ethical Culture philosophy. A collection basket is passed and money is shared between the Society and a charity selected for that day. While contributions are always appreciated, Sunday meetings are free and open to the public. Each Sunday meeting is followed by a luncheon and social hour.
To view previous Sunday Platform addresses and interviews, visit the Ethical NYC YouTube channel.