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Are you good without a god? Hey, so are we!

We all benefit from a supportive community for friends, charity, and fostering a better understanding of secular values with our neighbors. Atheists, agnostics, freethinkers, humanists, skeptics, non-religious, lost tourists, and the generally confused are all welcome to join us!

It is often claimed that atheists are rare when in fact nearly 20% of our nation's population do not believe in a higher power. Still, atheists can feel isolated because the religious community is so organized and outspoken on issues. Building and participating in a community is the first step toward being heard.

Plus - the conversation is great!

The Arkansas Society of Freethinkers is an organization of secular individuals whose goals are to:

    Build a supportive and active community.

    Promote public acceptance of nonbelievers.

    Defend science education and the separation of church and state.

We encourage everyone to suggest events and activities. In addition to various volunteer, social, and public events, our regular events are:

    Monthly Lecture Series

    1st Tuesday dinner and drinks

    New member welcome potluck

    Book Club

    Damgoode Pies Pint Night

    The "Freespeakers" Toastmasters chapter

    Human Light mid-winter celebration

    Winter Solstice holiday display at the Arkansas State Capitol

    Annual "Reason in the Rock" conference

    Public Events that we regularly support and attend

      Science Cafe

      Socrates Cafe

We are a volunteer organization and most of our events are free for the public to attend. If you want to support the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers and help us keep sponsoring these activities and events, membership is $20 a year. Our membership year is Jan 1st - Dec 31st.

New members and new ideas are always welcome.

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A friendly group dedicated to reason, logic, and the scientific method

Recent Meetups

  • Yesterday · 6:30 PM

    ASF Book Club March 2017 (Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult)

    5 Thinkers

    SMALL GREAT THINGS is the most important novel Jodi Picoult has ever written. Frank, uncomfortably introspective and right on the day’s headlines, it will challenge her... Learn more

  • 2 days ago · 7:00 PM

    Pint Night!

    10 Thinkers

    Join us for Monday Night Pint Night. We meet at Damgoode Pies in the River Market for a great food and drink selection and good times with your ASF friends. We hope to... Learn more

  • 4 days ago · 6:00 PM

    New Member Potluck!

    16 Thinkers | 5.00 | 1 Photo

    Bring your best recipe, bring a beer, or just bring yourself! ASF potlucks are always a good time. Meet dozens of fellow freethinkers and peruse their delicious culinary... Learn more

  • 6 days ago · 6:00 PM

    *Socrates Café at Terry Library

    3 Thinkers

    * Socrates Cafe is a "3rd Party event" operated by the Central Arkansas Library System, and is not hosted by, nor an official event of the Arkansas Society of... Learn more

  • March 13 · 7:00 PM

    Pint Night!

    8 Thinkers

    Join us for Monday Night Pint Night. We meet at Damgoode Pies in the River Market for a great food and drink selection and good times with your ASF friends. We hope to... Learn more

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  • Mark Love founded Arkansas Society of Freethinkers

    on October 8

 

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