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March social: Visit to the V&A

When: Sunday 24 March 11amWhere: Victoria and Albert Museum, meeting by the information desk (map)Free – no ticket required The V&A museum houses an extraordinary permanent exhibition known as the Cast Courts. They contain exact replicas – made from plaster moulds – of some of the world’s greatest architectural and sculptured marvels such as Michelangelo’s… Read more »

BBC campaign update and February demo

Thought for the Day campaign inspired by George Orwell SELHuG member David Smart was inspired by the George Orwell statue, erected in the precinct of Broadcasting House in November 2017, to take a stand against the exclusion of humanists and other non-religious thinkers from Thought for the Day. There is an inscription beside the statue… Read more »

Review: Southbank walk

It’s amazing how a well-informed guide can transform a simple stroll into a walk through history. On 26th January, SELHuG Secretary Tony Brewer led us along the stretch of riverside from London Bridge to the National Theatre – an area we thought we already knew. First off was the beautiful art deco St Olaf’s House,… Read more »

New Cross March Meeting: Morality as cooperation

When: Thursday 7th March, 7.30pmWhere: New Cross (map) Morality as cooperation: how evolution explains ethics Where does the human desire to ‘be good’ come from? What roles do nature and nurture play? In this talk Dr Oliver Scott Curry explains how science has explained morality, why there are multiple moral instincts, which moral rules are… Read more »

Review: Ethical Dilemmas

We had a good turnout for our discussion of ethical dilemmas last month, with the addition of some welcome fresh faces. This meeting was held in the Rose pub, our usual library venue being closed for the holidays, and maybe our proximity to the bar contributed to the proceedings – a very lively debate in… Read more »