I have been pleasantly surprised that the youtube comments on my speech on The Heart of Humanism at The Southern California Secular Humanism Conference are mainly addressing the topic.
Category Archive: Conference
Dec 10 2013
Much discussion has focused on bringing women and minority groups into the secular fold. Considering the gender gap in secular communities (these numbers are from America) this is a laudable goal. Conversely, in religious communities there is an inverse relationship in the ratios of women and ethnic minorities. From Protestant communities where there are 8 …
Jan 09 2013
9/11 Truthers, Moon Landing Deniers, Holocaust Deniers, Evolution Deniers, Creationism… It seems controversial ideas are polarizing and can generate extreme views. Some ideas like the fact that the Earth is spheroid can even generate full-blown conspiracy theories. In fact, there once was a history teacher at my high school that was a flat-earther. This happened …
Oct 29 2012
Reason in the Rock [Little Rock] was well-planned and played well. Kudos to the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers and the Central Arkansas Coalition of Reason.