Brian Naldoza and Raul Martinez will represent the non-believer point of view at this forum. Hope you can join us and show your support.
“RELIGION AND IRRELIGION”
-A healthy, inclusive discussion hosted by the Men Of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.-
Thursday MAY 8TH, 2014
6:30 pm in the UNLV Student Union Room 209
-This forum will be a panel discussion with two panelists on each side. The panelists will give perspectives and answer questions on various topics of belief and non-belief through a sociological lens. This forum is designed to open dialog and educate students on various religious topics that impact society.
Introduction of forum
Introduction of each panelist.
Acknowledge all in attendance
Explain structure of the forum and expectation of the audience.
Functional vs. substantive definitions of Religion
Motivation for morality
How civilizations could maintain their integrity without traditional social or religious ties?
Views on death
Common rituals and symbols. Ex: Marriage, Christmas, Easter, Sunday Assembly
Influence in pop culture
Factors that contribute to misperception about religious /non-religious
Answer screened question from the audience (if time permits)
Contributing tools for education
What are effective ways to communicate opposing points of view?
What are ways to promote a progressive and harmonious existence?
Thanking all in attendance