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Regular Discussion

For this meeting, we will discuss the book Anarchy Evolution, by Greg Graffin.  We will also take some time to brainstorm some ideas for generating new members and moving the group forward.

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  • Erin T.

    It sounds great, great representation of the group!

    1 · March 17, 2013

  • Nick D.

    Bill,

    I say go ahead and send it in, just make sure to put both your name and the Peoria Secular Humanist Society on it, so that it shows that you wrote it representing the group. Also, they only accept one submission per author every 8 weeks so just putting out name on it could prevent them from publishing anything else from the group for 8 weeks.

    March 17, 2013

  • Walt M.

    or agree

    March 16, 2013

  • Walt M.

    I agrre with Jane.

    March 16, 2013

  • Jane S.

    I liked Bill's reply to the article in the paper. It's precise, short and non-agressive.

    March 16, 2013

  • Bill H.

    Regarding the letter we discussed the other night, this is a response I wrote that we could consider submitting to the newspaper. We are writing in response to the March 11th letter decrying marriage equality by Edward L. Hoffman. Being as charitable as possible to his argument, Mr. Hoffman was expressing concern over the moral legacy our society will leave to later generations. We too care deeply about the future and want to leave behind a better, more moral society. To that end we think it is better to be guided by principles grounded in compassion rather than fear, empathy rather than intolerance, and equality rather than discrimination. Acceptance of marriage equality is to us a manifestation of those humane principles and is a moral legacy that good hearted people can be proud of leaving to future Americans. Respectfully,
    The Peoria Secular Humanist Society

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    Here is the letter the Journal Star published that prompted the discussion the other night and the above response:

    With all due res

    March 16, 2013

  • Dean F.

    I dragged the girls to this meeting, but they thought all of you and the discussion were very interesting and will be back voluntarily next time...

    3 · March 12, 2013

  • Nick D.

    Hey everybody, I will likely be a fee minutes late but I will be there.

    March 12, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Going to change this to no. Not sure that I can make it.

    March 12, 2013

  • Bill H.

    Going to try to be there

    March 7, 2013

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