Humanist Book Club: Humankind: A Hopeful History

Online via Zoom

This book club discussion, hosted by the Canberra Humanists Meetup Group will be talking about Humankind: A Hopeful History by Rutger Bregman. From the author of New York Times bestseller Utopia For Realists, this book focuses on a revolutionary argument that the innate goodness and cooperation of human beings has been the greatest factor in […]

Truth Telling about Australian Genocide Denial

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Description: While holocaust means a huge number of deaths, genocide is defined by the UN Genocide Convention as "acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group". Articles 55 and 56 of the Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War […]

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Meaning in Life: Existentialism

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How does one create or pursue "meaning IN life" if there is no cosmic "meaning OF life"? Does the absurdity of suffering and banality of repetitive human activities undermine meaning? What are the moral dimensions or altruistic requisites, if any, for leading a meaningful life? Can we only achieve "meaning in life" by engaging in […]

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all events and lectures will be held online until it is safe for us to resume in-person gatherings.