Humanists of North Alabama News! 2018-02-06

Food for thought: “Ignorance more frequently begets confidence than does knowledge: it is those who know little, not those who know much, who so positively assert that this or that problem will never be solved by science.”

― Charles Darwin, The Descent of Man.

Chapter News!

At the January meeting, Stan Brockway proposed that our chapter become a supporting organization of Alabama Arise. Alabama Arise advocates for the needs of the poor and under-represented people in Alabama, such as health care, education, and criminal justice. The group approved and named Stan as our representative!

Social Justice Events: Feb 7, 7:00 8:30 pm. At the Huntsville Madison County Public Library: the Tennessee Valley Progressive Alliance and Alabama Youth Justice Coalition present a community Forum on Youth Justice Reform.

Upcoming chapter events:

Sunday, February 11: 2:00- 4:00 pm:

Non-Fiction Readers Book Discussion Group, 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). This month is an open discussion on what everyone is reading and recommending

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

Monthly meeting – we are meeting at the Huntsville Public Library on Monroe Street in Huntsville, room A/B (to the right of the lobby). Topics suggestions welcome!

Monday, February 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
“Sam & Gregs” at 119 Northside Square. An assortment of pizzas,
gelato, and beverages are available for purchase (and to lubricate
discussion).  New faces are always welcome!

 

“In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.”

― Charles Darwin

 

Other Events: The Nashville Nones present the 3rd annual NANOCON on March 17, 2018.  See https://nashvillenones.com/

 

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.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/876732872431530/

Our events can be found on our Meetup group:

http://www.meetup.com/Humanists-of-North-Alabama-Meetup/

<! on our FaceBook page:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Humanists-of-North-Alabama/258854664128349

on our web page:
http://www.humanistsofnorthalabama.org/

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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

256-683-8026

 

“America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves.”


Abraham Lincoln

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