North East Humanists (NEH) is a charity which has the following objectives:
- The advancement of Humanism, a non-religious ethical life-stance;
- The advancement of public knowledge about humanist values and beliefs;
- Promoting good fellowship and mutual care amongst humanists locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, fostering social interaction amongst them, and promoting social, intellectual and cultural ties between humanists and society at large;
- Promoting charitable purposes, in particular, but not exclusively, charitable causes having values compatible with Humanism.
Climate Change Discussion
Many of you attended the talk given by Ron Armstrong on the 19th of April. Not everyone agreed with the thrust of Ron’s arguments and Ed Gibney has researched and written an extended response to Ron’s talk.
One of the great things about humanists, especially those in NEH is that when we disagree we do so with mutual respect, tolerance of a range of opinions and we look to science to inform our discussions. Not agreeing on explanations on natural phenomena and interrogating the arguments for and against a hypothesis, this is how ideas move forward in a civilised society and we should be glad that we can openly discuss our differences.
Links to both points of view are available below, let us know what you think:
Thank-you to both Ed and Ron for your time and efforts in preparing these papers.
This year our charity is Equal Arts: You can find out more about them here. You can donate by clicking on their logo.
The Isaac Newton School Uganda The money we donate supports under-privileged children and enables them to attend secondary school.