HUMANIST ACTION GROUP
Thursday evening, Feb. 22nd, 7:00 p.m.
Oak Park Public Library, 3rd fl. conference room
834 Lake St., Oak Park, IL
This ELH group, was formed to discuss, evaluate and act on humanist issues, including political and current events. The group will incorporate speakers, article/topic discussion and issues-related direct action (like postcard writing to legislators) within the scope of our 501(c)3 nonprofit designation. For the next meeting, we plan to have a discussion about each of our interests in secular perspectives and humanism. You can contact Jim Walter at for further information.
GRACE WITHOUT GOD WORKSHOP
Wednesday evening, March 14th, 7:00 p.m.
Oak Park Public Library, main branch, 834 Lake St., Oak Park,
2nd floor book discussion room
A serial workshop based on Katherine Ozment’s book, Grace without God: the Search for Meaning, Purpose, and Belonging in a Secular Age. This workshop explores lived humanism, from both personal and group perspectives. Attendees are charting their own paths to grace without god. The topic for this meeting is articulating our humanist values.
1st EVENT IN OUR 2018 SPEAKER SERIES:
WILLIAM A. ZINGRONE, PhD., author of THE ARROGANCE OF RELIGIOUS BELIEF: INFORMATION KILLS RELIGION
Sunday afternoon, March 18th, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Oak Park Public Library, Dole branch, 255 Augusta St., Oak Park, 1st fl. meeting room
Meet Bill Zingrone, PhD. Lecturer in Developmental Psychology, secular activist, and Illinois chairman of the Secular Coalition for America. Bill will discuss and sign his book, The Arrogance of Religious Belief, “a provocative, challenging and irreverent expose of the obnoxious arrogance inherent in all religious thinking.” The author’s research includes consciousness and cognitive evolution, and his stated driving motivation is to dispel outdated religion-based ideas about human nature that are ingrained in the folk beliefs of our modern culture. Bring your questions!
ALSO COMING UP:
5th ANNUAL DARWIN DAY CELEBRATION
Twenty humanists gathered on Darwin's birthday for food and fun at our 5th Darwin Birthday Bash. We enjoyed pop and appetizers, games (including the ever popular "creationist bingo") and prizes, evolution-themed activities, birthday cake and a 50/50 raffle.
Read more about our past events on our Events page
ELH is a Chapter of
good without a god
"Being a Humanist means trying to behave decently without expectation
of rewards or punishment after you are dead."
-- Kurt Vonnegut
> creating a supportive community of and for ethical nonbelievers
> advancing and teaching Humanist principles and ideals
> actively working for non-theist interests
> participating in service to others
End of the Line Humanists
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What is Humanism?
Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without supernaturalism, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.
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