Greetings! Two weeks ago, CAH had its last event of the season. We will pick up again on October 3, in Parish Hall, 7 pm, when David Ropeik will present “Cognitive Limits on Human Reason”. This was scheduled for February, but was postponed because of heavy snow. We hope the October weather will be better. Do enjoy the intervening Summer and come back eager for the new series we are planning for the Fall, starting with David. Read more about A Brief History of Concord Area Humanists (CAH) »
Posts that have to deal with history.
(The following is a combination of storytelling and a new genre called creative non-fiction. Although the facts in the story are true and based on research, the dialogues and scenes are made up.)
An interview with Baruch Spinoza on his excommunication:
INTERVIEWER: Bento, or do you prefer to be called Baruch, could you tell us your first thoughts when you heard about your excommunication? Read more about An Interview with Spinoza on His Excommunication »
[This post was also published by the FFRF News. Ellery is a lifetime member of the Freedom From Religion Foundation. The FFRF, based in Madison, Wis., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational charity, is the nation's largest association of freethinkers (atheists, agnostics), and has been working since 1978 to keep religion and government separate.]
Today is the 50th anniversary of the Engel decision.
I write in remembrance and appreciation. Read more about Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of a Landmark Prayer Case »
The Concord Area Humanists got started early in 2009. Several friends who are members of the Unitarian Universalist First Parish in Concord advertised their intent to start the group and, on a snowy Thursday, January 8th, 46 people attended the "Founding Meeting".