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 friendly ear, join Humanists Victoria for our next Ex-Religious Support Network meetup on Zoom. Pour yourself a coffee […]

A Circle of Support: How Authentic Death-care Helps and Heals

Balwyn Library Meeting Room 336 Whitehorse Road, Balwyn

HV Public Lecture at Balwyn Library Last Hurrah Funerals opened their doors just a year ago, but in that time they have assisted over 70 families to create unique and meaningful funerals that actually reflect the life and character of their late legend. Co-founders Kimba Griffith and Nastassia Jones will speak about their continuity-of-care model, […]

How are Beliefs Justified? (Philosophy Matters)

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In this presentation in the Philosophy Matters series, James Fodor will consider the problem of how knowledge is justified. In particular, he will compare and contrast the main competing theories of justification, including foundationalism, coherentism, and reliabilism, and highlight their various strengths and weaknesses. James will also consider the more general issue of internalism versus […]

Monash Meetup

Madeline's at Jell Jells Park, Wheelers Hill

A get-together over lunch to discuss topics of concern to humanists and to socialise as well.

Ex-Religious Support Network

On line via Zoom

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 friendly ear, join Humanists Victoria for our next Ex-Religious Support Network meetup on Zoom. We'll also be considering […]

The Matrix and Philosophy, Part 1 (Philosophy Matters)

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In this two-part series, Usha Sista explores an iconic movie trilogy of our generation, The Matrix. The Matrix juxtaposes and synthesises storytelling, philosophy and cognitive science through the cinematic medium. She will examine some of the philosophical underpinnings of the trilogy. In the first session, Usha will look at The Matrix through the lens of […]

Monash Humanists

Madeline's at Jell Jells Park, Wheelers Hill

A get-together over lunch in the Monash municipality to discuss topics of concern to humanists and to socialise as well. Contact: John Anderson on 04 4903 1855.

The Matrix and Philosophy, Part 2 (Philosophy Matters)

On line via Zoom

In this two-part series, Usha Sista explores an iconic movie trilogy of our generation, The Matrix. The Matrix juxtaposes and synthesises storytelling, philosophy and cognitive science through the cinematic medium. She will examine some of the philosophical underpinnings of the trilogy. In the second session, Usha will look at The Matrix through the lens of […]

The Transgender Experience

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HV Public Presentation via Zoom Michelle McNamara is an out and proud transgender woman. She is an activist in the LGBTI community and a committee member of Transgender Victoria and the Australian GLBTIQ+ Multicultural Council. She is a teacher of biotechnology and VicHealth ambassador for the 'This Girl Can' campaign to help women overcome barriers […]

Ex-Religious Support Network

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The Hidden Toll of Religious Trauma Wednesday 30 June 2021 Mental health professionals are increasingly noticing a pattern of symptoms, in both those who have left religion and those who are still practising, that mirror the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. In 2011, Dr. Marlene Winell coined the term 'Religious Trauma Syndrome' (RTS) to […]

Ex-Religious Support Network

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Casual Get-together at Café Join us for our first face-to-face gathering since the COVID-19 lockdown in March last year. We'll be meeting at a quiet café close to public transport. Come with your stories, questions and cheer as you meet old friends and make new acquaintances. Let's support each other as we escape the grip […]