About 2063 years ago Lucretius wrote a poem expressing some controversial ideas, among them: that religion is evil, the whole universe consisted only of matter and void, this matter was composed of atoms and the only way to find out truth in the world was through the senses. Stephen Greenblatt tells the story how this poem was discovered and its influence on history in his book: The Swerve: How the World Became Modern.
If this sounds interesting to you come to book club on May 26 at the Secular Hub at 3100 Downing Street at 2:00 pm to discuss this book and a book of 51 zombie erotica stories edited by Stacey Turner called: 50 Shades of Decay.
If you accept the natural over the supernatural, reality over mythology, and evidence over faith, then you're in the right place. Please join this group of like-minded folks to discuss these and other relevant ideas. We welcome anyone from Atheists to Agnostics, Free-Thinkers, Humanists and Skeptics. Anyone with a rational worldview is encouraged to join and attend our meetups.