What we're about

The Inland Empire Atheists and Agnostics is a fun and active non-profit community for Atheists, Agnostics, Skeptics, Humanists, Free-thinkers and others who don't believe in any gods or follow any religions.

We seek to be an active force for good in our community and the lives of non-believers. Every month, our members host fun and welcoming social events, engage in intellectual discussions, and host entertaining and educational speakers in the Riverside, Redlands, and Inland Empire area.

We welcome you to join us and become a part of our community today! To learn more about the leadership of the IEAAH, or become involved as an Organizer, please click Here (http://www.meetup.com/InlandEmpireAtheists/pages/IEAA_Leadership/).

Upcoming events (5)

Weekly LGBTQIA Secular Social Hour

Online event

NOTE: THIS IS A CROSS POST FROM OUR SECULAR FRIENDS IN SAN DIEGO with Jason Frye. Please go to https://www.meetup.com/sdlgbthumanists/ to RSVP to get zoom info.

Where can non-religious LGBTQIA folks make friends, find community, and have that type of uplifting social network that many people seek out in more traditional settings like churches (with none of the superstition or antigay chatter)?

Our community has long had a lot of us as members and in leadership, especially the Humanist Association of San Diego that even has a dedicated LGBTQIA satellite organization.

Come and join us on Wednesdays at 7 pm for our weekly LGBTQIA Zoom Social Hour.

please go to https://www.meetup.com/sdlgbthumanists/ to RSVP and get zoom info.

Dunning-Kruger Effect: 3 Kinds of Cognitive Bias that shape your worldview

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Video 1: David Dunning discusses "Why incompetent people think they're amazing". Knowing how competent we are and how our skills stack up against other people's is more than a self-esteem boost. It helps us figure out when we can forge ahead on our own decisions and instincts and when we need, instead, to seek out advice. But psychological research suggests that we're not very good at evaluating ourselves accurately. In fact, we frequently overestimate our own abilities. Researchers have a name for this phenomena, the Dunning-Kruger effect. This effect explains why more than 100 studies have shown that people display illusory superiority. We judge ourselves as better than others to a degree that violates the laws of math.

https://www.ted.com/talks/david_dunning_why_incompetent_people_think_they_re_amazing/transcript?language=en

Video 2: What shapes our perceptions (and misperceptions) about science? In an eye-opening talk, meteorologist J. Marshall Shepherd explains how confirmation bias, the Dunning-Kruger effect and cognitive dissonance impact what we think we know -- and shares ideas for how we can replace them with something much more powerful: knowledge.

https://www.ted.com/talks/j_marshall_shepherd_3_kinds_of_bias_that_shape_your_worldview?referrer=playlist-ted_circles

This event series repeats every other week. We'll screen share the video together and then discuss it. Please email me with any TED Talks you'd like to recommend. Brew your cup of tea and join us. Friends and family welcome!

Online Video meet-up for Mindfulness Group

Mindfulness Group

• What we'll do
Let's meet online using the video meeting platform, Zoom. You can stay home and stay safe while I lead us in a some Mindfulness exercises.

When you RSVP, type in your email so that I can invite you into the meeting on Sunday @ 9:30 am. To join, click on the link in the email invitation and I'll meet you then along with all the other participants who RSVP'd.

Mindfulness meditation research has shown to be very beneficial for our mental, emotional, and physical health. Come to have fun, learn, grow, and be a part of a new group of people…people who are present and living for this life – not the after life!

• What to bring
No materials needed. Beginners are welcome. I will teach about the mind/body connections, lead you in an experience of mindfulness meditation, and then we can have a time of discussion and conversation.

Weekly LGBTQIA Secular Social Hour

Online event

NOTE: THIS IS A CROSS POST FROM OUR SECULAR FRIENDS IN SAN DIEGO with Jason Frye. Please go to https://www.meetup.com/sdlgbthumanists/ to RSVP to get zoom info.

Where can non-religious LGBTQIA folks make friends, find community, and have that type of uplifting social network that many people seek out in more traditional settings like churches (with none of the superstition or antigay chatter)?

Our community has long had a lot of us as members and in leadership, especially the Humanist Association of San Diego that even has a dedicated LGBTQIA satellite organization.

Come and join us on Wednesdays at 7 pm for our weekly LGBTQIA Zoom Social Hour.

please go to https://www.meetup.com/sdlgbthumanists/ to RSVP and get zoom info.

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