Humanists of North Alabama News! 2019-09-10

“It is OK if you don’t fit in, history only remembers the exceptional.”  ― Pradeepa Pandiyan


The Humanists of North Alabama are looking for new leadership! We need three people to form a non-profit group (Articles of Incorporation) and develop Bylaws.


The non-fiction reader’s book discussion is cancelled.

Sunday, September 15:

We have two options this month:

1)Monthly Discussion meeting (2:30-4:00 pm)– Meeting this month is the Huntsville Public Library on Monroe Street in Huntsville, in the Foundation Board room on the second floor.  We begin with introductions and announcements, reading, then discussion This meeting is for serious discussion – what humanist idea is on your mind? What topic do you want scheduled for future meetings?

2) Tullahoma UU Church Service (10:00 – 12:00) Several regular members are attending to hear Doug Traversa on the topic: “Free Thought and Honest Disagreement – Gadfly Papers  Controversy”. The location is 3536 New Manchester Hwy, Tullahoma, TN 37388. Their website is

“We would all like to believe that we came from nowhere but ourselves, every gesture is our own. But then we find we belong to the history and fate of a long line of beings that also may have wished to be free.” ― Patti Smith, Devotion

Monday, September 23: 6:00-7:30pm:

Philosophy Café. Open and relaxed discussion on philosophical topics continues on the fourth Monday of each 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. (PS – Happy Hour ends at 6 – you might want to arrive a few minutes early.) (Hoping Sam’s and Greg’s will be open in their new location soon!)

“The human being who does not wish to belong to the mass must merely cease being comfortable with himself; let him follow his conscience which shouts at him: ‘Be yourself! What you are at present doing, opining, and desiring, that is not really you.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

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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Humanists of North Alabama Meetup

Huntsville, AL
737 Humanists

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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

“What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

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