Monash Humanists

Madeline's at Jells 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 Jells 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 […]

Ex-Religious Support Network

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Religious Trauma: The Eternal Sinner (on line via Zoom) In this series of sessions, professional counsellor Caroline Winzenried delves deeper into various aspects of religious trauma. In this session, she explores the concept of "sin" as it is ever-present in many faiths. The emphasis placed on sin and the dire nature of its consequences can plant […]

Darwin Day

Studley Park, Kew Boathouse Road, Kew, VIC

Charles Darwin (1809–82) was the founder of modern biology. It has been a Humanist tradition for several decades to celebrate his birthday in time-honoured Aussie style – a great opportunity to meet old friends and make some new ones. For Australia's part in Darwin's evolutionary revelation, read The Conversation here. All Humanist members and friends […]

Monash Humanists

Madeline's at Jells 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.

Philosophy Matters

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Effective Altruism: Combining Reason and Altruism (on line via Zoom) Effective Altruism (EA) is a new movement around the not so new idea of combining evidence and reasons with charity and altruism. It focuses on using our limited time and resources to do as much good as we can. Michael Dello-Iacovo will introduce some of […]