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Here you will find news from SELHuG and the Bromley Humanists.

Review: Climate change and Extinction Rebellion

Our scheduled speaker for October was unable to come at the last minute so Richard Gallen valiantly stepped in. He confirmed that Extinction Rebellion works through non-violent direct action as a civil protest organisation with the aim of getting governments to act in the face of the very real ecological crisis and climate change emergency… Read more »

November meeting: The little book of Humanism

When: Thursday 5th November 2020, 7.30pmWhere: Online via Zoom. Link: https://zoom.us/j/93462036286 A timely new book by Humanists UK President Alice Roberts and Chief Executive Andrew Copson offers universal lessons on finding meaning, purpose, and joy in our ever more uncertain world. The little book of Humanism, published at the end of August, shares over two thousand years… Read more »

Review: Is fake information destroying democracy?

SELHuG meeting, September 2020 This meeting was the first of our monthly meetings to be held following the lockdown caused by the Corona virus. It took place remotely online, using Zoom technology. The meeting host, managing the Zoom application, was Ann Pickering, Hester Brown was in the chair. There was a total of 14 participants…. Read more »

Online Talk on Effective Altruism

When: Thursday 17th September, 7.30pmWhere: Online via Zoom. If you wish to attend, contact Simon Nightingale at chair@shropshire.humanist.org.uk who will send you the ZOOM link shortly before the event.  Shropshire Humanists have issued an invitation to join them at their online meeting in September.  Dr Simon Jenkins of the Philosophy Department at Warwick University will talk about Effective Altruism… Read more »

Humanism in Action Conference

Every year, a couple of our committee members go along to the Humanists UK GRAM (Group Representatives Annual Meeting), where we meet fellow local group volunteers from around the country, find about about issues and learn from each other. It is always an interesting and inspiring event.  The 2020 Sections Summit and GRAM were cancelled… Read more »