Humanist Working Bee and Nature Walk

Wilson Reserve Ivanhoe, Victoria

Now rescheduled – Covid-19 restrictions permitting Out of doors with HV Treasurer, Robert Bender. Photo: Yellow robin by Robert Bender Restoring our environment to help sustain biodiversity has never been so important. Robert has been a conservation activist for several decades, and has a wealth of knowledge to share. This will be an opportunity to […]

Ex-Religious Support Network

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Religious Trauma: Identity and Relationships (On Zoom) In this series of sessions, professional counsellor, Caroline Winzenried, delves deeper into various aspects of religious trauma. In this session, she reveals how religious disillusionment can often introduce tension into relationships with friends and family who are still religious. Many people experience a profound loss when they leave […]

Philosophy Matters

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Can We Be Free-Willing Robots? On the Possibility of Free Will in a Deterministic World (On Zoom) The view that human beings do not exercise free will appears for many to be a consequence of a modern, scientific view of the universe and humankind's place in it. It is a view that is popular among […]

Ex-Religious Support Network

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Ask Me Any Question: Pantheist (On Zoom) In this series of Q&A sessions, we explore what it's like to think and walk in someone else's shoes. You've given up on your mission of pleasing the divine being/s and saving others. So, what do you believe now, how do you live and what do you care […]

Monash Humanists

Madeline's at Jell Jells Park, Wheelers Hill, VIC

A get-together over lunch in the Monash municipality to discuss topics of concern to humanists and to socialise as well. Bring an outdoor chair if you have one. Contact: John Anderson on 04 4903 1855.

Climate Action and Social Justice: Turn Off the Gas

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HV Public Presentation via Zoom Gas is now a hot-button issue for the Victorian Government. Dr Jim Crosthwaite will expose the narratives that promote risks to peak winter energy supply and the need for new gas pipelines and infrastructure.  While the Government is intent on getting Victoria off fossil gas, i.e. methane, the big questions […]

Ex-Religious Support Network

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Casual Get-together by the Lake Join us for a chat on a lazy Sunday morning at a quiet café by the lake. Enjoy views of the lake while you're munching on a bite to eat and sipping your favourite drink. Afterwards, you can join us for a healthy walk around the lake. Bring your children […]

Philosophy Matters

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Are There Limits on the Right to Free Speech? (On Zoom) Martin Coleman will argue the more libertarian case for free speech and free expression, which helps form the basis for an informed populace. While Akiva Quinn will argue the case for free speech and free expression subject to restrictions on communication that incites violence […]

Ex-Religious Support Network

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Casual ESN Get-together on Zoom Have you left or are you thinking about leaving your religion? Coping with loss of belief, family and friends can be hard. If you need a friendly face or can provide a receptive ear, join Humanists Victoria for our next Ex-Religious Support Network meetup on Zoom. Pour yourself a coffee […]

Monash Humanists

Madeline's at Jell Jells Park, Wheelers Hill, VIC

A get-together over lunch in the Monash municipality to discuss topics of concern to humanists and to socialise as well. Bring an outdoor chair if you have one. Contact: John Anderson on 04 4903 1855.

Ex-Religious Support Network

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Casual ESN Get-together on Zoom Have you left or are you thinking about leaving your religion? Coping with loss of belief, family and friends can be hard. If you need a friendly face or can provide a receptive ear, join Humanists Victoria for our first Ex-Religious Support Network meetup for 2022 on Zoom. Pour yourself […]

Philosophy Matters

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How Superintelligent AI Will Likely Transform Our Future (on line via Zoom)   Is artificial superintelligence (ASI) imminent? Adam Ford will assess the evidence and ethical importance of artificial intelligence; its opportunities and risks. Drawing on the history of progress in AI and how today it surpasses peak human capability in some domains, he will […]