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Reports about meetings that the Atheist Society have been involved in

Atheist Cocktail Night – Monday 3rd February

As mentioned last term, we will be hosting our first social this semester – the Atheist Cocktail Night. Aside from the obvious, (they don’t believe in a god) we’ve come up with some fitting names for them, with a little … Continue reading

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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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Hitchens-Blair Debate Report

If you missed the debate on Friday night/Saturday morning, here is what you missed: The debate was between Christopher Hitchens, the atheist polemicist, and Tony Blair, the Catholic politician, on whether religion is a force for good or evil. We … Continue reading

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