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What's a freethinker (one word)? A "freethinker" is a person who arrives at beliefs without relying solely on tradition, dogma or the opinions of authority. Freethinkers insist on using reason, logic and evidence to form reasonable and justified beliefs.

Memphis Freethought Alliance is composed of atheists, agnostics, skeptics, non-theistic naturalists, secular humanists and others who share our vision.

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Upcoming events (5+)

Speaker: Discovering the Past--A Personal Perspective, Professor DiAnne Malone

Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library

Discovering the Past - A Personal Perspective Memphis Freethought Alliance honors African-American History Month with a very special guest. Professor DiAnne Malone has spent years tracing her family's history from its roots in Africa, through slavery on the Lenoir Plantation in Monroe County, MS, to the modern day. What she has discovered is important to her, personally. It is also important to our community and nation. Here is a news article from the Monroe Journal about her research. Memphis writer traces her family’s history back to Lenoir Plantation: https://www.djournal.com/monroe/living/memphis-writer-traces-her-family-s-history-back-to-lenoir/article_84d33e67-5f67-5a20-a40e-9f2efca3ecad.html Professor Malone teaches African-American studies part-time at the University of Memphis. She is also a full-time associate dean of student services and associate professor of English at Union University. Disclaimer: The MFA Library Lecture Series is a service to the community. It is designed to present a wide variety of views and topics. The opinions expressed at these events are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the opinions of MFA or the Executive Board. Memphis Freethought Alliance is a 501(c)3 organization. We do not endorse political candidates or parties.

Freethought Book Club @ Jason's Deli

Jason's Deli

Chapters 11, 12, 13 and 14 of Carl Sagan's Pale Blue Dot: A Vision of Human Future in Space

Freethought Book Club @ Panera Bread

Panera Bread Co.

Reading selection: TBA

Women of Freethought

Casablanca Restaurant

If you take a peek at the freethought movement, you will see a movement fraught with sexism, including the suppression of freethinking topics by female authors. Let's CHANGE THAT! We are hosting an event for the freethinking gals! This time we will discuss the POLITICS OF FEMALE DESIRE. Please become familiar with the links below and join us for thoughtful discussion! Harrison Ford's Idea of Romance: https://youtu.be/wWoP8VpbpYI The Price of Male Pleasure: https://www.google.com/amp/s/theweek.com/articles-amp/749978/female-price-male-pleasure Myths About Female Desire: https://www.womenshealthmag.com/sex-and-love/a19895416/5-myths-about-female-desire/

Past events (901)

Freethought Book Club @ Panera Bread

Panera Bread Co.

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