Julia

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Name: Julia
Date registered: April 25, 2014

Latest posts

  1. ‘Objections to Humanism’ with Andrew Copson – Skeptics in the Pub, Cambridge — March 20, 2017
  2. February 2017 – Meeting Reminder — February 2, 2017
  3. December 2016 – Meeting Reminder — November 30, 2016
  4. November 2016 – Meeting Reminder — November 2, 2016
  5. The Big Questions – Cambridge, 21st February — February 13, 2016

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Mar 04

Book Donation ~ The Young Atheist’s Handbook by Alom Shaha

During December 2014, Ely Humanist Group members raised funds to purchase a hardback edition of The Young Atheist’s Handbook by Alom Shaha.   Chair, Colin Gunter presented the book to Ely Library during the group meeting on February 7th 2015 and it should now be available to borrow  from the Adult Non-fiction Religious section (211.809). …

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Jan 12

Ely Humanists – Nous Sommes Charlie

Like all civilised people, Ely humanists were appalled and saddened by the recent attacks on the satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, in Paris. The British Humanist Association published this statement in response to the violence: ‘No words can adequately condemn the brutality of this disgusting attack. Our thoughts have of course been with the people of …

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Dec 19

Ely Humanists – 2017 Meetings

Next Library Meeting – Saturday September 2nd 2017

Dec 06

Event Review: Astronomy Walk and Talk with Mark Thompson

Toppings Bookshop – Astronomy Walk and Talk with Mark Thompson Friday 21st November 2014 Venue: St Peter’s Church, Ely, Mark Thompson is a British astronomer, television presenter and writer best known for being one of the presenting team on the BBC show Stargazing Live. I attended this event partly because of my fascination with the …

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Dec 01

Ely Humanists – December Meeting

Oct 30

Book Review ~ What is Good? by A C Grayling

One of the best books examining the origins, history and evolution of humanist ideas is “What is Good?” by A C Grayling, Britain’s foremost humanist philosopher. Not always a light read, (Prof. Grayling doesn’t talk down to his readers), the author traces ideas of what it means to live a good life from Classical Greece, …

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Oct 27

Ely Humanists ~ November Meeting

Sep 27

Ely Humanists – October Meeting

Come along and find out more about us…

Sep 14

The Tension Between Science And Religion – A Personal Perspective

Well, here we are, living on a rock orbiting the star we call the Sun. Our star is one of over a hundred billion stars in our galaxy, which we call the Milky Way. The Sun is located on one of the spiral arms about 26,000 light years from the centre of the galaxy. The …

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Sep 06

Event – Humanist Ceremonies ~ Living, Loving, And Leaving

How To Celebrate Without God Friday September 12th 2014 – 7.30pm CONWAY HALL 25 Red Lion Square LONDON WC1R 4RL The BHA has around 300 accredited celebrants up and down the country providing namings, weddings and funerals for the non-religious. With registry offices offering secular arrangements, why are humanist ceremonies so important? Find out at …

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