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A Weekend of Humanism!

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The Humanist Society of South Australia recently hosted the Australian Humanist of the Year Award 2014 Dinner on Saturday May 10. We heard Hugh Wilson of the Secular Lobby talk about the most recent High Court Challenge to the constitutional legality of the NSCP (school chaplains) and listened to Geoffrey Robertson talk live from the Hague as he accepted the 2014 Australian Humanist of the Year Award!

It was e a fun and interesting night hosted by the Humanist Society of South Australia with Arch-Atheist Scott Sharrad as MC and musical entertainment provided by the Adelaide University Musician’s Guild.thepanelThe panel on Science Denialism (Sunday 10:30am) was be held at the Old Adelaide Inn (O’Connell St) and included Prof Barry Brook (Climate scientist), Ms Moira Clarke (Online Opinion Secularist), and Prof Ian Musgrave (Pharmacology).

York PossemiersYork Possemiers
Sneaky brandis at it again. While we were lamenting Trump, he took advantage.

Brandis introduces national security legislation to control telcos - Crikey
November 10, 2016 06:24

Justin MillikanJustin Millikan
"The School of Athens" depicting the philosophers of the Classic period. The sad-looking female figure under 'Free' in Free Expression is said to depict the scientist and mathematician Hypatia, whose murder by Christian mobs marked the beginning of a 1,000 year intellectual Dark Age. Much of our modern thinking is derived from this pre-Christian era as the power of the Catholic Church waned during the Reformation and the works of ancient philosophers began to be extended upon during the Enlightenment. The society we live in is now based more on the ideas of the Enlightenment than from the Christian Dark Ages. The church has resisted this all the way to the modern age. This the long and proud heritage of Humanism.

July 12, 2014 10:37

Clarion FyeClarion Fye
Thanks Scott ! I am along way from Adelaide,so do not get there often! I am interested in promoting the Humanist Ethics though!Maybe you have people that are interested in here,progressing Universal Cooperation,to help Humanity get back in Balance with the Planets! Here is sea and town side and bigger than Monaco Sincerely CHF

 November 10, 2016 01:01

William Tupas LanadoWilliam Tupas Lanado

The Age of Global Enlightenment
October 15, 2016 04:24

Hank PellissierHank Pellissier We're Launching Africa's First Humanist Bookstore - in Kyarumba Marketplace, Uganda

Africa's First Humanist Bookstore
October 31, 2016 01:25