April 13 discussion on Bertrand Russell was fun. Next book discussion Sun Apr 27
Eight enthusiastic humanists showed up and talked about Bertrand Russell’s 1943 “An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish.” We think he was smiling as he wrote it.
Next Book Discussion:
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Our next book is Sam Harris’s “Letter to a Christian Nation”. Read ahead if possible. We are meeting a private home – contact us for location.
Meanwhile meet us for the monthly discussion meeting on Easter at 2:00 p.m. in the usual place, The Women’s Center on Chateau Drive on the Crestwood Hospital campus in Huntsville, Alabama.
Summary of April Humanist Events
Humanist Event Summary:
- Sunday, April 13 at 3:00 PM: Humanist Book Club meets at the Bailey Cove Branch Library, 1409 Weatherly Plaza SE, Huntsville, AL (off of Bailey Cove south of Weatherly)
- Sunday, April 20 at 2:00 PM: Monthly meeting and discussion at Crestwood Women’s Center, 185 Chateau Drive, Huntsville (off of Airport Road – statue of girl on bench in front)
- Saturday, April 26 at 11:30: Cognizant of Current Events meets at Mellow Mushroom, 470 Providence Main St, Huntsville, AL
- Monday, April 28 at 6:00 pm: Philosophy Café - location is TBD
(written by Louise Hardin)
April 20, 2014 Monthly meeting and discussion
April 20 Discussion Meeting 2 p.m.
The Humanists of North Alabama meet on Sunday, April 20 at 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. at Crestwood Women’s Center Boardroom.The Women’s Center is located at 185 Chateau Drive, Huntsville (just behind the Starbucks on Airport Road). We’ll have coffee and tea available. Snacks are welcome.
Book discussion Apr 13 at 3 p.m. “An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish”
Humanist book discussion on Sunday, April 13 at 3 p.m. at the Bailey Cove Public Library, 1409 Weatherly Plaza SE, Huntsville, Alabama 35803.
Before coming please read our first reading, “An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish” by Bertrand Russell.
The text is available at this link:http://
www.personal.kent.edu/ ~rmuhamma/Philosophy/ RBwritings/ outIntellectRubbish.htm
The discussion leader will be Vanitha Singh, a retired English teacher and a new activist in the group.
Alabama Rally for Secular Government, Saturday, May 3rd, 1 p.m.
On the steps of the Alabama State Capitol at Montgomery.
Oct 6 & 13 UUs discuss Murry’s “Reason and Reverence: Religious Humanism in the 21st Century
The UU discussion of William Murry’s book Reason And Reverance: Religious Humanism in the 21st Century is scheduled for October 6 & 13 starting at 6pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Huntsville. I’m sure the book discussion would be open to all interested readers beyond friends and members of the UU church.
The church website is at http://www.uuch.org
Thanks to Dr. Jon Fox for this notice. He will co-lead the discussion.
“The Road to Hell” co-sponsored by the UAH Philosophy Department Friday Oct 11 at 7 p.m.
Dr. Nick Jones sent us this event to post. You can download the flyer at the bottom of this post.
UAH Distinguished Speaker Series
co-sponsored by the
UAH Philosophy Department
The Road to Hell*
University of Colorado at Boulder
Friday, October 11 at 7pm
Union Grove Gallery
(between University Center and Morton Hall)
*Dr. Norcross will discuss whether intentions
matter to the ethical worth of our actions.
Questions? Please contact Dr. Deborah Heikes, email@example.com
Atheist Pride Day at the University of Alabama in Huntsville – Sat. Apr 13, 2 – 6 p.m.
UAH Non-Theists organize 2013 Atheist Pride Day at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (video)
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on April 11, 2013 at 8:44 PM
(reprinted from Al.com and the Huntsville Times)
The free event will give non-believers an opportunity to meet other like-minded people, and counter the stigma against non-believers, according to Charles Miller, Alabama state director of American Atheists and executive director of the Secular Coalition for Alabama.
The event will be held at the UAH Exhibit hall. Featured speakers include Matthew Blendermann, founder of UAH-Nontheists, and Charles Miller, Alabama State Director of American Atheists and Executive Director of Secular Coalition for Alabama.
The afternoon’s events also offer musicians, comedians and games.
Entertainment includes the band “Scripted Failures” and comedian Blair Scott, a past director of Alabama Atheists who is also active nationally with American Atheists. Other speakers include Matthew Blendermann, founder of UAH-Nontheists, and Charles Miller.
2014 AHA Conference to be June 5-8 in Philadelphia
See you in Philadelphia June 5-8, 2014.