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HAT Forum
Sat Oct 1st 2016
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
519 Church Street Room tba or 304
Topic: Sustainability and Humanistic Visions for the Future
Proposer: Jon Aldridge

Questions:

-What kinds of sustainability are there and how are they linked?
--Economic, biological, environmental?

-Is sustainability important?
--What kind of world do we want to leave for others?

-Do we live in an unsustainable society?
--If the problem is societal, what can individuals do?

-Which resources are sustainable and which are not?
--Should we place a higher value on commodities that we are using up?

-Can renewable energy be part of the solution?
--Can it replace the massive amounts of energy generated by other means?
--Just because we can produce energy in a sustainable manner, should we use it indiscriminately?

-Do our sustainability issues relate to (over)population?
--Does quality of life depend on how many people are living?
--Is life with so many humans sustainable at all?

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HAT meetings are free and open to members and the public. Call (416) 966-1361 for location information. ___________________________________________________
The Humanist Forum meets Saturday morning 11am-1pm.
The Monthly Meeting, is usually the second Saturday at 1:30pm; specifics should be found on this blog.
The Steering Committee meets the first Wednesday of each month, at 7pm.
The Book Group usually meets on the first Saturday afternoon of the month.