Future Directions of Rationalism and Humanism

Future Directions of Rationalism and Humanism

World class speakers Professor Martin Manning, Professor Guy Standing, Dr Russell Wills, and Sara Passmore will discuss the world’s moral dilemmas. A key event for Humanists, Rationalists, Skeptics and you. Please check out the Hawke’s Bay Conference, February 13th –...
Eileen Bone

Eileen Bone

First I had an agnostic father – he spent a lot of time taking his widowed mother to church (my grandfather was drowned in the wreck of the Penguin in 1909). I attended the ‘Senior Boys’ Bible class (taught by my great-aunt) by emigrating solo from...

Karl Mathys

When asked to briefly explain why I perceive myself to be a humanist I feel obliged to first of all indicate what my definition of a humanist is. The reply would be something along these lines: I believe that humanity is still evolving, just as all living things are...
Maureen Hoy

Maureen Hoy

When asked to write a few paragraphs for the column “Why I Am A Humanist” I agreed with a deep sense of trepidation about my ability to meet the request and agonised for some considerable time as to how I could possibly answer coherently. Reflecting on my...
Sean Faircloth Tour

Sean Faircloth Tour

Auckland, Saturday 16th; Hawkes Bay, Sunday 7th; Christchurch, Tuesday 9th; and Wellington, Friday 12th April. Further Details Below Sean Faircloth is an inspirational speaker and the author of Attack of the Theocrats! How the Religious Right Harms Us All – and What...