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.

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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.

British Humanist Association videos

There are many videos on the British Humanist Association YouTube channel. They include lectures by distinguished speakers, panel discussions and specially-produced videos on Humanism.

Why not have a look?

Among the recent additions, the Holyoake lecture 2016 by Owen Jones:

BHA Darwin Day Lecture online: Jerry Coyne, Evolution and atheism: best friends forever?

Other BHA events are on YouTube. Watch out for future events that will be uploaded.

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