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Amanda G.

Location:

Mississauga, ON

Member since:

October 29, 2012

Can we be good without god?

Absolutely. My experiences in a multi-faith environment have left me with little doubt that no particular faith is the source of all things right and good. If we are to take responsibility for our flaws, surely it is also right to be happy with our kindnesses and giving natures towards humanity. I think that taking personal responsibility for both the good and the bad will lead to a better world. If we assign good and evil to other beings, I think we present ourselves as pawns.

Is spirituality the exclusive domain of religion?

Not at all. I think that spirituality comes from a strong acceptance and sense of self as well as empathy towards others... not necessarily communion with the supernatural.

How did you find out about us?

I wanted to be part of a community, however, being non-religious, I wasn't sure where to start. Thank you Google. I have already spoken to another family member who also wishes to join the Ontario organization.

Introduction

I work for the University of Toronto for the CIO. I look forward to meeting you all.


Annual Membership

CAD50.00 Due by Feb 12 of the new year

This covers: Subscription to Humanist Perspectives, Meetup fees, incidental expenses.

Payment is accepted using:

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  • Cash or check - “ http://h-phc.ca Cheques to "Halton Peel Humanist Community" Mail to: Mark Devenish 1443 Pembroke Drive, Oakville, ON L6H 1V6 with membership form (in files)

Your organizer will refund you if:

  • Your organizer removes or bans you from their Meetup Group
  • New HPHC portion ($28) can be refunded if a member moves out of the area on a pro-rated basis @ $10/4mths of remaining term. It is strongly recommended that HPHC members also join Humanist Canada. http://www.humanistcanada.com/hac-membership-form/

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