Thursday, November 7, 2013

Northern Gannets: NtF WUaS f/Friendly Meeting for Meditation this Saturday, and 2nd Saturdays of the month for 15 minutes, preceding WUaS monthly business meeting

Hi Nontheist Friends, 

Just heading for Quaker Meeting at San Francisco Friends' School, which meets for about 35 minutes once a month near 14th and Valencia. I haven't been to it before. 

I'd like to invite NtFs to an online Quaker Meeting for Meditation in a Google + group video Hangout this Saturday for 15 minutes from 7:45-8am Pacific Time. Here's the Apple Dictionary definition of meditation: "think deeply or focus one's mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as a method of relaxation." I choose this word for this monthly Meeting opportunity carefully, and to complement current f/Friendly language "Quaker Meeting for Worship," with many personal f/Friendly concerns about the word 'worship.' 

I'd like to begin this 15 minute NtF f/Friendly Meeting for Meditation opportunity, monthly even, also vis-a-vis Quaker-informed World University and School (which is seeking its first high school applicants this autumn, to matriculate at MIT OCW-centric WUaS in the autumn of 2014 -; WUaS is STEM-centric, secular, atheist, and friendly as we've discussed in the monthly business meeting a few years ago). I'm a little inspired by San Francisco Friends School in combining Quaker Meeting for Meditation with this startup University and School. {I'm also inspired by the depth of meditation in warm water in the Harbin Hot Springs' warm pool}.

This NtF WUaS Quaker Meeting for Meditation this Saturday also precedes World University and School's open monthly business meeting in the manner of Quakers - - and is also inspired by San Francisco Friends' Meeting 2nd Sundays Quaker Meeting preceding Quaker Business Meeting. 

Invitations to the Google + group video Hangout to follow this Saturday, a few minutes prior to this online NtF WUaS Quaker Meeting for Meditation. 

With f/Friendly greetings. 

Nontheist Friends,

This online NtF Quaker Meeting for Meditation will meet in a Google + group video Hangout, experimentally, on the 2nd Saturdays of the month from 7:45-8am Pacific Time (here's a Time converter -

In addition to planning to send out the web site URL address for the Google + group video Hangout shortly before this Meeting, the address should also be posted publicly here at my G+ Profile page (for here -

This is an interesting experiment. In terms of sharing in this brief f/Friendly Meeting, people can speak in these group video conferencing, as well as text. 

With fFriendly regards, 


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