Finding Meaning Without Religion

We can choose what we make of religion and how we might pursue spiritual matters – or not. There’s a tremendous freedom in that, but also a profound challenge.

We live in a period of human history in which, perhaps for the first time, no single religion or philosophy dominates.

While many of us feel little or no inclination to follow a particular religion, we are nonetheless conscious of what is often referred to as ‘the God-shaped hole’ – a sense of a higher purpose. We may even seek to nurture our spiritual side and deepen our understanding of how this might be achieved.

In this class, we will:

  • Explore the ramifications of our secular predicament,
  • Learn how people often try to fill the gap,
  • Examine how successful the alternative ways to fill the gap are when set alongside traditional religious practice
  • Identify some practices that you might take up in your own life.

TIMETABLE

1.00pm   Welcome & introduction
2.30pm   Break (times vary)
4.00pm   Class finishes

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'I see a pattern, but my imagination cannot picture the maker of that pattern.'

- Albert Einstein

Facilitator

Adam Jacobs
Adam Jacobs is the Co-Founder of THE ICONIC – Australia’s largest online fashion retailer, and the Co-Founder of Hatch - a new venture whose mission is to design the future of work. Adam is interested in how technology is changing our societies, and aims to build global tech companies that positively influence our future. Whilst in his professional life Adam is an entrepreneur, Adam's academic background is Philosophy. From an early age Adam has been drawn to questions of meaning and religion having grown up in a multi-religious household where he was encouraged to challenge and explore existing beliefs.

Buy tickets for
Finding Meaning Without Religion

$80

What:
Workshop
When and where:
  • Sat 7 Dec 2019 1pm – 4pm
    Spaces: Ground Floor/111 Flinders St, Surry Hills NSW 2010

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Ticketing:

Full price: $80
Concession: $60
+ booking fee

Concessions:
Health Care Card, Seniors Card, Pensioner Concession Card and current Student Cards.

Refunds:
Please note that we are unable to offer refunds or transfers with less than 10 days cancellation notice before the original class date. If you require a refund please contact us as per below.

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