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Capital District Humanist Society

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The Capital District Humanist Society provides a supportive community for exchanging ideas, heightening our knowledge of the world and ourselves, fostering moral and ethical growth, and promoting the principles of secular humanism.

CDHS is a member organization for individuals who share humanist values and who reside in the Capital District region of New York State and neighboring areas. Our values include commitment to free inquiry, rational thought, life-long education, democracy, social concern, and fellowship.

The Society provides various activities including monthly speakers, socials, book discussions, and a newsletter.



Special Event -Sunday, June 9th, 2019!

The Capital District Humanist Society presents:

 

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Don Porterfield presents:

"What are the Ethical Questions of the 21st Century?"

Our speaker, Don Porterfield, will provide a recap of the ethical questions that were raised during the Humanists Internationalís 2019 Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland. The ethical issues discussed during the conference include: Environment; Refugees; Economic Injustice; and Democracy. Mr. Porterfield will summarize the Humanists approaches to each of these issues that were discussed by the speakers at the conference. He will also present a summary of other conference activities.

Mr. Porterfield is a Co-Executive Director of CDHS. He is a retired environmental engineer and has been a member of CDHS for over ten years. He enjoys learning about the world through a variety of means including travel, reading, and interactions with other inhabitants of the world. The Capital District Humanist Society provides a supportive community for exchanging ideas, heightening our knowledge of the world and ourselves, fostering moral and ethical growth, and promoting the principles of secular humanism. CDHS is a member organization for individuals who share humanist values and who reside in the Capital District region of New York State and neighboring areas. Our values include commitment to free inquiry, rational thought, life-long education, democracy, social concern, and fellowship.

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  • Program 1:15 p.m; (Refreshments 12:30)
    • Room 224, Campus Center, Sage Colleges Albany Campus
    • New Scotland Ave. at Academy Road, Albany
    • Admission: Free.

    • The Public is Cordially Invited to Attend!
  • Presented by The Capital District Humanist Society

    Details and directions: 518.533.2666, or our directions page

    Monthly meetings

    CDHS meets on the second Sunday of each month in Room 224 of the Campus Center at the Albany campus of the Sage Colleges, at New Scotland Avenue and Academy Road.

    We gather at 12:30 pm. Program starts at 1:15. Light refreshments are provided.


    Click here for directions.


    Click here for the upcoming meeting.

     

    Other Activities

    In addition to monthly speaker presentations, we hold monthly social events, and sponsor a reading group, and a discussion group.


    Affiliations

    CDHS is affiliated with the three major humanist organizations:

     

    Newsletter

    Members and subscribers receive our publication, The Humanist Monthly. If you are interested in more information about CDHS, give us your name and email address, and we will send a sample copy or two with no obligation.



    Contact us for further information at:

    webmaster (at) humanistsociety (dot) org

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