Thinking Ahead – End the Scourge of War

February 2, 2008 by cgsstlouischapter

Sunday, Feb. 3 at 2:30 p.m.
Ethical Society of St. Louis
9001 Clayton Road
St. Louis MO 63117

This meeting of the Citizens or Global Solutions of Greater St. Louis is free and open to the public. See and hear a talk by Tad Daley, Ph.D., Writing Fellow, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, given originally October 27, 2007 at the CGS 2007 National Convention, Minneapolis, MN and made available to us by DVD. Tad strongly and forthrightly encourages the organization to go back to its roots, “Our singular ultimate long term goal is enduring world peace through enforceable world law, an end to the scourge of war forever, and something we could truly call a United Earth. . . . Our highest loyalty is our universal loyalty. . . . Allegiance to our nation must be transcended by allegiance to all humanity, to one world.” He thinks we can do this in the next 50 years.

The meeting will be held in the Hanke Room on the lower level. Park in the parking lot behind (north of) the building. As you approach the building from the lot, use the door on the right (west). As soon as you enter, the Hanke Room is on the right.

There will be ample time for discussion after the speech. If you have any questions, call Ron Glossop at 314/869-2303.

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Coming Events

Saturday, March 24, 7:00 p.m. - WILPF Fundraiser at The Chapel Sanctuary for the Arts, 6238 Alexander Drive, St. Louis MO 63105 (one block south of Wydown just west of Skinker Boulevard). The main stage entertainment will be Mississippi Crossing, a blues/jazz folk band which includes Dan Hellinger and Joann Eng-Hellinger. There will be a silent auction with many artistic offerings and the opportunity to have artists paint a significant design on any woven material (not knit) you want painted such as a jacket or pillow.

Saturday, May 12, 10:15 a.m. - CGS/STL Board of Officers & Directors meets at World Community Center, 438 No. Skinner Boulevard, 63130. The meeting is open to all. Note that the meeting date is back to the second Saturday of the month in accord with the usual schedule of the second Saturdays of odd-numbered months. Sunday, May 20, 3:00 p.m. - CGS/STL Annual meeting at the Ethical Society of St. Louis, 9001 Clayton Road, 63117. David Gallup, President and Chief Counsel of the World Service Authority, will be speaking on “What Are the Two Most Important Questions of the 21st Century?” The annual business meeting will include the election of officers and board members for the coming year and will be followed by the usual optional buffet turkey or vegetarian dinner.

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