Nola Skeptics Proposed Agenda: June 30, 2016, 6 pm. Meeting at Second Line Brewing.
1. Introductions/Sign up sheet
a. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/NolaSkeptics/
b. Meet-up: http://www.meetup.com/New-Orleans-Skeptics/
c. Web site: http://marion-freistadt.squarespace.com/new-page-4/
e. Twitter? Other resources?
3. Would anyone like to make a logo?
4. Possible future activities:
a. Skeptics in the pub:
i. Speakers: Bring in national, or use local speakers
b. Science/Skeptical Book club
i. The Big Picture: On the Origins of Life, Meaning, and the Universe Itself, by Sean Carroll. https://www.amazon.com/Big-Picture-Origins-Meaning-Universe/dp/0525954821
ii. The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy, by Michael E. Mann https://www.amazon.com/Madhouse-Effect-Threatening-Destroying-Politics/dp/0231177860?ie=UTF8&ref_=asap_bc
c. Movie nights:
i. Merchants of Doubt: http://merchantsofdoubt.org/ : The troubling story of how a cadre of influential scientists have clouded public understanding of scientific facts to advance a political agenda.
i. Lobby Louisiana legislature about issues, such as stopping teaching creationism in schools, vouchers. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zack_Kopplin ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana_Science_Education_Act