Tag Archive: humanist

Mar 20

‘Objections to Humanism’ with Andrew Copson – Skeptics in the Pub, Cambridge

For more information about this event, please click HERE.

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Feb 02

February 2017 – Meeting Reminder

MEETING – SATURDAY 4th February, 2017 –  The Meeting Room, Ely Library, The Cloisters, Ely, CB7 4ZH (10.00 – 11.30am) For more information about the group, please click HERE

Nov 30

December 2016 – Meeting Reminder

MEETING – SATURDAY 3rd DECEMBER 2016 The Meeting Room, Ely Library, The Cloisters, Ely, CB7 4ZH (10.00 – 11.30am) TOPIC: ‘A Giant Leap for Humankind? Could/should interplanetary humans become a reality?‘ Useful links: Stephen Petranek – How We’ll Live on Mars https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9c7aheZxls Ideal Homes – Mars Style: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oueM-FV9aWY Elon Musk’s Vision Short version: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0agVZwux1Hs Long …

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Sep 29

September Round-up

Ely Humanists donated a copy of What is Humanism?, by Michael Rosen and Annemarie Young, to Ely Library. A letter was sent to our local Conservative MP, on behalf of Ely Humanist Group, regarding the reading of the Assisted Dying Bill in Parliament. As yet we have no response to the letter, however the Secretary …

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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 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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Aug 31

Ely Humanists – September Get-together

You don’t have to be a member of the BHA to come along, have a chat and find out more about us…

Jul 22

Ely Humanists – First Informal Meeting

Map for Ely Library: We look forward to seeing you there.

Apr 25

Hello world!

We are currently seeking like-minded people living in and around Ely, Cambridgeshire, to form a new humanist group, partnered with the British Humanist Association , and based in the city of Ely. If you are interested in getting involved, or would like more information, please contact us by email: info@ely.humanist.org.uk