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The Philosophy of Yoga in the Bhagavad Gita

Mon, Aug 8 2011 - 6:00pm

The Philosophy of Yoga in the Bhagavad Gita

Monday Night Philosophy dives deep into dharma, as detailed in the divine conversation between Krishna and Arjuna. Hear as they discuss the byways of yogic philosophy, and delight in Krishna’s failure to convince the warrior Arjuna to do battle with his relatives until Krishna realizes he must forego reasoning and rely on the usual divine persuasiveness of overwhelming power.

 

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Sunil Asnani: Investing in India Today

Wed, Aug 3 2011 - 6:00pm

Investing in India Today

Sunil Asnani, Portfolio Manager, Matthews International Capital Management
Jennifer Schatz, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Matthews International Capital management Read more »

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Swami Beyondananda: Wake Up Laughing, Wise Up Loving

Mon, Aug 1 2011 - 6:00pm

Wake Up Laughing, Wise Up Loving

Swami Beyondananda, Cosmic Comic

Join Swami Beyondananda for a heart opening presentation and find out why noted author Marianne Williamson has called Swami “The Mark Twain of our generation.”  The Swami will also be taking live questions from the audience, so if you have an answerable question, the Swami will have a questionable answer for you. Read more »

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"The White Tiger" by Aravind Adiga

Mon, Aug 1 2011 - 5:30pm

The White Tiger, by Aravind Adiga

We will discuss this biting satirical novel, winner of the 2008 Man Booker Prize and set in modern-day India, about an up-from-poverty chauffeur and his wealthy but corrupt employers. As a reminder, this is a book discussion; the author will not be present. Read more »

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The Arts as a Medium for Peace

Thu, Jul 28 2011 - 6:00pm

The Arts as a Medium for Peace 2011 Read more »

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Jeremy Bailenson: Infinite Reality

Wed, Jul 27 2011 - 6:00pm

Jeremy Bailenson: Infinite Reality

Ph.D., Founding Director, Virtual Human Interaction Lab; Associate Professor of Communication, Stanford University Read more »

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De-Stigmatizing Mental Illness

Tue, Jul 26 2011 - 5:15pm

De-Stigmatizing Mental Illness

This program has been cancelled

Eduardo Vega, Executive Director, Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHA-SF)
SOLVE Speakers Bureau Educators
Laura Kauth, SOLVE Program Manager

MHA-SF Executive Director Vega and his colleagues will explain the effects of stigma and discrimination on mental health. Read more »

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Middle East Discussion Group

Mon, Jul 25 2011 - 5:30pm

Middle East Discussion Group

Make your voice heard in an enriching, provocative and fun discussion with fellow Club members as you weigh in on events shaping the face of the Middle East. Each month, the Middle East Member-Led Forum hosts an informal roundtable discussion on a topic frequently suggested by recent headlines.  After a brief introduction, the floor will be open for discussion. All interested members are encouraged to attend. Read more »

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Omega-3 Breakthrough

Wed, Jul 20 2011 - 6:00pm

Omega-3 Breakthrough

Adiel Tel-Oren, M.D., C.C.N., D.A.C.B.N

Note new program date: July 20.

Unsaturated fats (Omega 3, Omega 6) are in our food, supplements and body – for better and for worse. Tel-Oren demonstrates that most omega-3 products are not ecological and contain rancid, polluted oil and have side-effects. Experts quote the literature which some believe has been heavily EPA/DHA-biased and largely ignore the rancidity issue. Read more »

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The Future of Cloud Computing

Tue, Jul 19 2011 - 6:00pm

The Future of Cloud Computing

This program is sold out

Timothy Chou, Pioneer in Software on Demand; Author; Former CEO, Oracle On-Demand
Simon Crosby, Founder and CTO, Bromium Inc., Former CTO, Citrix Systems
Gina Tomlinson, CTO, City and County of San Francisco, Department of Technology
Abhijit Phanse, CEO, UnitedLayer, Managing Partner, Accelon Capital – Moderator Read more »

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