Monthly Meeting - What is Humanism?

Monthly Meeting - What is Humanism?

Is humanism a life style, a belief system, an alternative to religion, a philosophy? All or none of these?

This month, we are delighted to be hosting Andrew Copson, Chief Executive of Humanists UK and president of Humanists International. He is the author of two books on secularism for the Oxford University Press and has written articles on humanism and secularism for The Guardian, The Independent, The Times, and New Statesman. Andrew regularly represents the humanist perspective on national television and radio, including Newsnight, The Big Questions and The Today Programme. Most recently, he appeared on BBC Radio 4's Beyond Belief to discuss relationships education and children's rights.

Signed copies of Andrew's recent book, "Secularism: A Very Short Introduction" will be available to purchase after the talk.
10 Sep 2019 at 7:30pm
until 10 Sep 2019 at 9:00pm
Guildford Institute
Ward Street

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Do you think about what is right and wrong, based on reason and respect for others?

Do you find beauty, and joy in the one life we have, without the need for an afterlife?

Do you look to science instead of religion as the best way to discover and understand the world?

Do you believe people can use empathy and compassion to make the world a better place for everyone?

If you answered yes to any of these questions then why not come along to one of our events and meet a friendly group of humanists, atheists, agnostics, skeptics and free-thinkers. We hold monthly speaker events and/or discussions at the Guildford Institute (in the Assembly Room on the first floor unless otherwise stated) and regular social events - all are welcome! There's no entry charge or membership fee, but we do collect donations to cover the room hire and speaker expenses - a donation of £3 is suggested unless you're a student in which case it's free.
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