Jan 032015

In June, ECongrats EPLdmonton Public Library (EPL) was named the 2014 Library of the Year. And it is a pretty awesome organization. The SEA has been holding our monthly Roundtable meetings at the downtown branch since 2009.

You may have looked through the catalogue or shelves at one point and thought that there wasn’t much relating to atheism or leaving religion. Donald, a local atheist and library fan, has been using his monthly allotment of book requests to stock up the shelves with atheist/secular books that he’s interested in.

If you want to see more of these types of books* on Edmonton shelves, there are two easy things you can do to help that happen: Continue reading »

Jan 222013

From the first SEA book club meeting on January 20, here are the summary notes for those of you who couldn’t make it along.

Chapter 1: A Deeply Religious Non-Believer

Review: Are religious beliefs and views given special privileges and respect? And if so, do they deserve those privileges and that respect?

Discussion points: Should scientists still refer to ‘’God’’ when they don’t actually mean God as the religious know it? What would you say instead? Continue reading »

Oct 222012

An opportunity has come up for our members to see Sam Harris live in Calgary on Tuesday, 30 October 2012.

Webpage here. Facebook here. Details here.

Tickets are $500 per person, BUT the hosts, Curious Mind Productions, which runs The Bon Mot Book Club at the Petroleum Club Calgary, is offering our SEA member a special rate in which upon a ticket purchase they could a second guest for half price.

Email tickets@leahcostello.com to follow up on this.