Humanists at UUCPA presents

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6:30 pm to 8:40 pm, Saturday,

The July of 2021 marks the beginning of a new freedom. You have the choice of joining us through Zoom or in-person. Both the Zoom attendees and the in-person attendees can hear and see each other. It’s going to be an exciting adventure. If you plan to come to the in-person meeting, please read the reopening requirements before you come. Dinner starts at 6 pm. For Zoom participants, connect to Zoom around 6:30 pm. Topic: Engineered Genes Presenter: Warren Schmidtt Meeting Format: in-person & Zoom When: Saturday, July 10th, 2021, 6:00 pm - 8:40 (in-person meeting) 6:30 pm - 8:40 (zoom meeting) For in-person meeting/potluck/dinner Location of in-person meeting: Fireside Room Location of potluck/dinner: an outdoor area near Fireside Room Please read the reopening requirements before you come. Copy and paste the link below to your brower. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qfLLuvWDUgkCmJ2LHs932U48IO1jVAo-2nul_Vq4nrE/edit?usp=sharing For Zoom meeting: Zoom meeting info: Please write to humanists+owner@uucpa.org for the zoom link For an introduction of the subject of our meeting, the following is written by Warren: Although it has already begun, Biologist are furthering the process in which they modify genes. Their extraordinary means may soon lead to developing new creatures whose life began in a Petri dish. From there they would grow up. The bodies of those new creatures could certainly appear so normal that we may call them ‘humanoids’. Yet we who are born from humans may wonder about any stranger “was this creature born like me or was it grown in a lab?”. Within this talk we will discuss the marvels of modern genetics. Its many aspects have improved our lives. We will also discuss those human aspects that we people have developed and cherished. So in coming to this session you can express your humanness and also learn of a likely future our great-grand-kids will wrestle with. --- Agenda For in-person meeting: 6 pm - 6:40 pm: chatting, dinner/potluck in an outdoor area near Fireside room 6:40 pm- 6:45 pm: attendees move to Fireside Room For Zoom meeting: 6:30 pm - 6:45 pm: connect to Zoom For both in-person and Zoom meeting 6:45 pm - 7 pm : checking-in 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: presentation 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm: all-peer group discussion ---------------

All are welcomed.

This meeting takes place over Zoom. Please write to humanists+owner@uucpa.org for the Zoom link

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Starting 2019, We will meet on the SECOND Saturday of every month.

All our topics are democratically decided in the topic-selection meetings, which are in the month of Jan, May and Sept.

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