Author Archives: Jess Vautier

About Jess Vautier

Previous President of the University of Southampton Atheist Society

Reason Week update

Last night we had an inspiring talk by David Bothwell on the topic “Searching for the Alternative.” David gave a brief history of non-religious thinkers and the development of humanism, arguing that religion fulfills a need in humans to belong … Continue reading

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More on Reason Week

Reason Week day 2 was good fun! We had a lunchtime discussion about the role of religion in the oppression of women. A variety of interesting issues were brought up, including abortion and the Biblical view on rape. There was … Continue reading

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Reason Week is here!

We had a fantastic first day of Reason Week yesterday, thank you to everyone who attended either event (massive thanks to those who came to both). We spent two hours freezing on the Concourse, conducting a double-blind experiment into the … Continue reading

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Non-Prophet Week Run

Hi all, The AHS (National Federation of Atheist, Humanist and Secularist Student Societies) have been running Non-Prophet Week since Monday. This is a nationwide fundraising attempt – the idea is to raise as much money as possible for secular charities, competing … Continue reading

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Young Atheists Research Project

Dr Rebecca Catto of Lancaster University is doing a study on the views of young atheists (16 to 25), particularly those involved in atheist, humanist and secularist organisations and activities – that means you guys! The idea is to increase … Continue reading

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