Jan 9, 2017 Newsletter

It's been over a decade since Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Sam Harris (and to a lesser extent, Dan Dennett) launched what's been nicknamed the New Atheism.

Their books repackaged a lot of old arguments against faith into a challenge against the unquestioned assumptions that blind faith is a virtue.

Since then, an atheist and humanist movement has grown in a number of directions both on and offline.

In his latest column for The Huffington Post
, American Humanist Association executive director Roy Speckhardt looks at this growing secular movement in the USA and asks the question of who will be part of the humanist movement going forward.

It's an interesting time to be involved in the effort to promote progressive and secular values and we're glad you're a part of our efforts.

New on our website

Blog: Is hunting moral?
From The Conversation on Jan 9, 2017

A philosopher discusses the ethics of killing animals.

Upcoming Events

Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Sunday, February 05, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Tuesday, February 07, 2017 at 07:00 PM

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External Events

Volunteering in Vancouver's Calopia Kickoff

Sunday, January 29, 2017 at 2:00 PM

Vancouver Public Library's Peter Kaye Meeting Room.

This is the very first Calopia event! Calopia events are inspirational gatherings that bring together people looking for volunteers with people looking for a cause. The BCHA will be a part of the event. $5

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