On January 6, 2016, I gave a talk for the Concord Area Humanists titled "Lifelong Learning (for Free) Using the Internet", and I promised to publish links to the resources mentioned in the talk and a link to the slides. (Unfortunately, I did not arrange to have the talk videotaped.) I hope you found the topic interesting and find some of these resources valuable as you indulge your own intellectual curiosity. Read more about Lifelong Learning for Free Using the Internet »
Posts about events.
I enjoyed presenting "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Secular Galaxy" the other day! As promised, here is the link to the presentation at Prezi.com: Read more about The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Secular Galaxy: Or the Varieties of Non-Religious Experience »
Michael Werner gave an excellent talk at our Concord Area Humanists meeting on October 23, 2013 about Humanist Ethics. Mike and his wife Susanne were in the area as part of Mike's book tour to promote his new book "Regaining Balance: The Evolution of the UUA". Here is the video of Mike's talk.
The Unitarian Universalist General Assembly was last week. As usual there was an active UU HUUmanist booth. I know the formation of new local Humanist groups is being encouraged by the UU HUUmanist leaders, as by the American Humanist Association leaders. Read more about UUA General Assembly »
We at CAH had hoped to organize a team to walk in one of the upcoming Light the Night walks to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The Foundation Beyond Belief, a secular charity, is organizing local teams across the country with the goal of raising at least one million U.S. dollars for the fight against blood cancers. My teenage nephew is fighting leukemia, so this cause is personal to me. Read more about Light the Night »
This address was written for a demonstation in Boston in support of free speech on September 30, 2012, Blashphemy Day. This year's Blasphemy Day is particularly important given the violence in the Middle East sparked by an obscure, anti-Muslim YouTube video. Read more about An Address on Blasphemy Day, Sunday, September 30, 2012 »