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CFI Communities are groups of rationalists, skeptics, and humanists which sponsor local events, activism, lectures and educational programs. The Communities draw upon volunteers and Center for Inquiry Friends and supporters who are enthusiastic about our agenda and wish to take part in our movement.
The Fort Lauderdale Community offers an opportunity to put your principles into practice by joining other rationalists to work for positive change in society. In addition, the Fort Lauderdale Community sponsors social events for freethinkers as well as intellectual programming, and assists with campus outreach.
CFI Communities provide an ethical alternative to religious and paranormal worldviews. In this time of rising religiosity, anti-intellectualism and political turmoil on ethical issues, it is critical that rationalists and freethinkers join together to protect civil liberties, defend reason, and work toward increasing scientific literacy.
A public celebration of Charles Darwin and his contributions to modern scientific knowledge. We will have a variety of events including science displays, children’s activities, vendors, food, door prizes, and a slate of exceptional speakers.
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CFI President Ron Lindsay will be discussing his new book, which will become available on December 1, 2014. (Copies will be on sale at the talk.) The central thesis of The Necessity of Secularism is that in a religiously pluralistic society, a robust, thoroughgoing secularism is the only reliable means of preserving… Full Entry »