February 3, 2013 · 11:00 AM
Arnell Dowret, freethought activist, writer, and producer and host for America's longest running radio program for the free thinking community, WBAI's "Equal Time for Freethought," on 99.5 FM, Saturdays 3-4 PM.
Naturalistic Woldviews. A naturalistic worldview has far more to offer than intellectual satisfaction. The same kinds of bias defeating tools used in science can help us gain an understanding of ourselves and others that will support our living happier, healthier, and more empowered lives. In this presentation Arnell Dowret outlines the key elements of a new naturalistic, peer based approach to personal growth and building community.
Bio: Arnell Dowret is a freethought activist, writer, who has been involved in developing and facilitating interpersonal group workshops since the 1970's. For the past ten years he has produced and hosted America's longest running radio program for the free thinking community, WBAI's "Equal Time for Freethought," on 99.5 fm, Saturdays from 3 to 4 PM. Dowret is a contributing author to the books "Towards a New Political Humanism" (2004, Prometheus Press) and "The Myth of Freewill" (2010, Café Essays). His interviews and articles have appeared in "The Humanist" and "Free Inquiry" magazines. He developed the "Secular Connections" workshop for CFIMetro New York in 2001, and over the past ten years he has facilitated several naturalism oriented workshops at WBAI including the 2011 NYC based Meetup group "The Experimental Zone."