Humanists of North Alabama News! 2018-11-15

“By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.” ― Confucious

This is the final newsletter of the year. Wishing all the best in the holidays, no matter how you celebrate, or if you don’t celebrate at all!

Sunday, November 18: 2:00-3:30 pm:

Monthly Discussion meeting – we are meeting this month at the Bailey Cove Library, 1409 Weatherly Cove Plaza SE, Huntsville, 35803

We begin with introductions and announcements, reading, then our topic. Suggested topic: maintaining our spirits in times of uncertainty. The discussion is from 2:00 to 3:15 pm.

Update on Business Meeting from 3:20 to 3:30: Updates on becoming a formal organization.

Heads up: There will be no December meeting.


Monday, November 26: 6:00-7:30pm:

Philosophy Café. Open discussion on philosophical topics continues on the fourth Monday of each month. This month we are meeting at KEEGAN’S OF HUNTSVILLE, 200 West Side Square, Suite 60, Huntsville, AL 35801. An assortment of salads, sandwiches, Irish inspired fare, and beverages are available for purchase (and to lubricate discussion). New faces are always welcome.
No December meeting of the Philosophy Café.

“If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunday, December 9: 2:00-4:00 pm:

Non-Fiction Readers Book Discussion Group. No meeting in November!  Usually meets on the 2nd Sunday of each month. New discussion participants always welcomed!  Please join us at the Huntsville Public Library on Monroe Street in Huntsville, room A/B (to the right of the lobby). The December meeting is a discussion of whatever you are reading, including fiction.

Other Information:

The Humanists of North Alabama discussion group as a closed FaceBook group to talk about Humanism in Alabama. Let us know if you’d like an invite.


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Suggestions for events, meeting venues, topics are always welcome!


Humanists of North Alabama is an official Chapter of the American Humanist Association.  Membership in the AHA is strongly encouraged!


Louise Hardin



“There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don’t help them by doing the job yourself.”  ― Laurell K. Hamilton

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