june, 2020

09jun7:30 pm8:30 pmReligious Education: The Science of Happiness

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Event Details

Tuesday, June 9th from 7:30-8:30 PM – join us on Zoom for the 3rd in a 4 part series on Happiness.  In this class, you will learn how to pursue sustained rather than ephemeral happiness. Lessons will be based on evidence from the social sciences. The format of this class is a combination of lecture and video.

Last week’s session covered decision making about money and time, this week’s class will discuss coping with suffering and pain.  The final class in this series will discuss why mindfulness and exercise work.
If this is your first class, please sign up for the series at: https://gatech.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7TZBM71Ssy6IaB7
The series will be taught by Dr. Chris Martin who is a member of the Adult Religious Education team and a postdoctoral fellow and instructor at Georgia Tech.  Since 2016, he has been teaching a college course on the science and philosophy of happiness. Chris also hosts the podcast ‘Half Hour of Heterodoxy’ featuring interviews with sociologists, psychologists, philosophers and other academics.

Time

(Tuesday) 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST

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