Shrewsbury U3A Philosophers, 7 December: A Platonic dialogue on Humanism

Is Humanism an alternative religion?

Is it an alternative to religion?

Can it provide moral clarity and spiritual value?

Is it simply all about us?

Simon Nightingale makes the case for Humanism. Primary interlocutors are Mike Curtis and Chris Stoddart with moderation by Jim Clevenger.

Thursday 7 December at 10 am, University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury SY3 8HQ. All welcome, you don’t have to be a U3A member.

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Simon Nightingale talking about Humanism on video

Shrewsbury U3A record all their guest speakers and upload the videos to YouTube for all to watch. In April 2017, the chair of Shropshire Humanist Group, Dr. Simon Nightingale, spoke to them about Humanism.

This talk is a well-structured introduction for anyone interested in humanism. There are questions from the U3A audience towards the end.

Simon Nightingale gives an introduction to Humanism at Shrewsbury U3A

Shrewsbury U3A member and chair of Shropshire Humanist Group, Dr. Simon Nightingale outlines the principles of humanism. This talk is a well-structured introduction for anyone interested in humanism, for example, those who believe that it is possible to lead a good life and be a good person without religion will find areas of common interest. Those with religious faith who are interested in learning more of a rapidly growing, influential non-religious world view are especially encouraged to watch the presentation which includes questions from the U3A audience towards the end.

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