Our speaker, Don Porterfield, will provide a recap of the ethical questions that were raised during the Humanists International’s 2019 Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland. The ethical issues discussed during the conference include: Environment; Refugees; Economic Injustice; and Democracy. Mr. Porterfield will summarize the Humanists approaches to each of these issues that were discussed by the speakers at the conference. He will also present a summary of other conference activities.
Mr. Porterfield is a Co-Executive Director of CDHS. He is a retired environmental engineer and has been a member of CDHS for over ten years. He enjoys learning about the world through a variety of means including travel, reading, and interactions with other inhabitants of the world.
The Capital District Humanist Society provides a supportive community for exchanging ideas, heightening our knowledge of the world and ourselves, fostering moral and ethical growth, and promoting the principles of secular humanism. CDHS is a member organization for individuals who share humanist values and who reside in the Capital District region of New York State and neighboring areas. Our values include commitment to free inquiry, rational thought, life-long education, democracy, social concern, and fellowship.
Meet and mingle 12:30; Program 1:15—Room 224 of the Albany Sage Colleges Campus Center
Presented by The Capital District Humanist Society
Sunday, June 9, 2019
Refreshments at 12:30; program at 1:15 pm.
Room 224, Campus Center, Sage Colleges Albany Campus
New Scotland Ave. at Academy Road, Albany
Details and directions:[masked], or www.humanistsociety.org