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“God’s Funeral”

Date:       Monday 21st Septmeber 2015, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
By the end of the 19th century, almost all the great writers and artists, and intellectuals had abanied Christianity, and many abandoned belief in God altogether. This was partly the result of scientific discovery, particularly the work […]

“Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Mankind?”

“Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Mankind?”

Date:       Monday 20th July 2015, 7.30pm
Venue:    the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8JG
Prof Stephen Hawking, one of Britain’s pre-eminent scientists, recently said that efforts to create thinking machines pose a threat to our very existence. Hull and East Riding Humanist Group Secretary Tim […]

18th May 2015: AGM and Open Discussion Meeting

Hull and East Riding Humanist Group will begin its meeting at 7.30pm on Monday 18th May in the back room of the Tiger Inn, Lairgate, Beverley with a brief AGM to elect the group officers and committee for the coming year. The AGM will be followed by an Open Discussion on topical issues relevant to […]

20th April 2015: Formal Debate: “This house believes there is No God”

According to the Bible, “The fool hath said in his heart, there is no God” (Psalm 14), but is there a rational argument for concluding that there is no God? The Hull and East Riding Humanist Group will be hosting its first formal debate on Monday 20th April 2015 at 7.30pm in the back room […]

16th March 2015: “Paganism: A Personal View”

The 2011 census revealed that almost 57,000 citizens of the UK described themselves as Pagans. What is Paganism? What do Pagans believe and how do Pagan beliefs compare with Humanism?
Nick and Donna Lawer-Jones will be our speakers at the 16th March 2015 meeting of the Hull and East Riding Humanist Group and will be offering a […]