Future Meetings

Natural Selection: Mere Biological Phenomenon or the Key to Understanding the Universe?

Date:        Monday 20th November 2017, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG

The speaker for our November meeting is John Killingbeck who will be exploring the possible implications of the theory of natural selection. Does man have a special place in creation? Have we now reached a stage in evolution where the normal laws of NS no longer apply to us? Does natural selection challenge our belief in objective morality or even objective truth? John will be discussing these and related ideas. All welcome.


Humanist Yuletide\Christmas Meal 2017

 

Date:      Monday 18th December 2017
Venue:    Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG

Whatever you would prefer to call it we will be having our traditional meal in December in place of an invited speaker.  All welcome but you must pay your deposit of £5 to group chair John Hawkins at the November 2017 meeting if you wish to come. Click here for the menu choices.


The Reasonableness of being an Atheist or a Believer

Date:        Monday 15th January 2018, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG

In 1948 Humanist philosopher Lord Bertrand Russell debated the existence of God with the Roman Catholic theologian Father Frederick Copleston and the disagreements between believers and atheists have persisted in to the twenty-first century. Our first meeting of 2018 will be a discussion on “the reasonableness of being an atheist or a believer” led by Father Gerard Burns. All welcome.


Modern Slavery

 

Date:        Monday 19th February 2018, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG

Our speaker for our February 2018 meeting will be Andrew Smith who as well as being the founder and CEO of the Hull Homeless Community Project sits on the board of the Humber Modern Slavery Partnership. Andrew will be speaking on the subject of Modern Slavery. All welcome.


Compassion in Relation to Mental Health in Law and Policy

 
Date:        Monday 19th March 2018, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG

Our speaker for our March 2018 meeting will be Dr Phil Bielby of the University of Hull School of Law and Politics who will be talking to us about compassion in relation to mental health in law and policy. All welcome.



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