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Let’s Talk About It Discussion Group: Challenges of Secular Community

An increase in non-religious lifestyles has some wondering how society will evolve with this change. What, if anything, will take the place of religion in our communities in the future? Could secular communities fill the gap? Do you have any ideas for what a world without religion would look like?

Our discussion in August will revolve around secular adaptation and meeting potential challenges, as religious observance becomes increasingly irrelevant.
Join us for a viewing of Atheism 2.0, TED Talk by Alain de Botton. Alain offers insight and ideas for addressing human needs for connection, ritual, and transcendence in a world shaped less and less by religion.

https://www.ted.com/talks/alain_de_botton_atheism_2_0#t-211210

https://thehumanist.com/magazine/september-october-2018/features/as-the-christian-church-crumbles-is-humanism-ready-to-step-up

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Skip the Sunday Service, Do Good Without God at #ServiceSundayILM

Not into Sunday service? We Feel You… Join HFCF for the New #ServiceSundayILM Initiative

Not digging Sunday service? We get it! Come on out and join your fellow Humanists for Service Sunday. The HFCF Social Action Committee, chaired by Amber Taggert, will kick off a new monthly event, #ServiceSunday #ServiceSundayILM, starting Sunday, March 18, 11am, at Morning Glory Coffeehouse.

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Annabelle and Aiden Author Joseph Becker to Host Book Events

Author Joseph Becker to Host Tandem Book Events for Children and Parents

Author J. R. Becker, founder of the Annabelle & Aiden children’s book series, will present a story time and book-signing for children, and an evening program for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and anyone with children in their lives.

Story time and book signing: Saturday Nov 18, 3pm, Pomegranate Books, 4418 Park Ave, Wilmington

Author reception and program: Saturday Nov 18, 6:30pm, The Art Factory, 721 Surry St, Wilmington

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The Humanists and Freethinkers of Cape Fear (HFCF) will host children’s book author J. R. Becker for two book events on Saturday, November 18. Continue reading

“Unflappable Atheist” Herb Silverman to Speak on Secularism, Religion and Politics

The Humanists and Freethinkers of Cape Fear (HFCF) will host nationally recognized writer, blogger, and secular activist Herb Silverman for a reading and discussion of his recent book, An Atheist Stranger in a Strange Religious Land. The program will be held at Pomegranate Books, 4418 Park Avenue, Wilmington, NC, on Sunday, September 17, at 5pm.

herb silverman atheist authorSilverman deals with issues of American culture, politics, and religion, in An Atheist Stranger in a Strange Religious Land, from the perspective of a secular atheist outside the mainstream of today’s Republican South. Silverman is known for his original and humorous perspective on the secular movement in the deeply religious Republican South.

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