Episode 150 - What Are Our Objectives As Secular Humanists? Part 2
Posted: 22 October 2012 12:31 PM   [ Ignore ]
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Part Two of a special presentation featuring secular humanist thinkers Ophelia Benson, Bill Cooke, Elisabeth Cornwell, P. Z. Myers, Victor Stenger, and Anthony Pinn.

On March 4, 2012, the Council for Secular Humanism and the Center for Inquiry presented the final day of their conference titled “Moving Secularism Forward” at the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Florida.

The morning session was titled “What Are Our Objectives as Secular Humanists?” The session was moderated by my co-host, Free Inquiry editor Tom Flynn. This episode includes presentations by P. Z. Myers, Victor Stenger, and Anthony Pinn.

P. Z. Myers is a biologist and associate professor at the University of Minnesota, Morris, and author of the hugely popular science blog Pharyngula. He is a columnist for FREE INQUIRY magazine. Victor J. Stenger is emeritus professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Hawaii, adjunct professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado, and a fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry. He is the author of numerous books on physics and the impossibility of God. Anthony Pinn is the the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies at Rice University. His books include By These Hands: A Documentary History of African American Humanism.