On Fri. Nov 15, Peter Boghossian and Sean Faircloth will present strategies to turn the tide of politics in the United States toward a secular society. This event is free and open to the public. For all details, please see this Facebook event link: http://tinyurl.com/o7nrjs4 .
Sean Faircloth is author of "Attack of the Theocrats, How the Religious Right Harms Us All & What We Can Do About It." He is the former Director of Strategy & Policy for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science and served two years as Executive Director of the Secular Coalition for America. He is now the President of Global Secular Strategy & Organizing. He will oversee a national project called Secularity USA.
In his book and in his work, Faircloth creates specific plans to organize secular citizens for a world based on reason and science. He has extensive organizing, lobbying and political experience at both the state and federal level. He has served a decade in Maine’s legislature, successfully spearheading over thirty laws. He served on the Judiciary Committee, the Appropriations Committee, and was elected Majority Whip by his colleagues.
Dr. Peter Boghossian is a full time faculty member in Portland State University's Philosophy Department.
He has an extensive publication record across multiple domains of thought. His doctoral research consisted of using the Socratic method to help prison inmates to increase their critical thinking and moral reasoning abilities. Peter is also a national speaker for the Center for Inquiry, a national speaker for the Secular Student Alliance, and an international speaker for the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science.
You can follow Peter on Twitter @peterboghossian. Peter's book, "A Manual for Creating Atheists," is available at amazon.
Meetup.com also has other events for atheists and agnostics sponsored by other groups, such as The Center for Philosophical Naturalism, The Humanists of Greater Portland, Atheists Etcetera PDX, and The Flying Spaghetti Monster Lands for a Pint.
For example, this Sun. morning on Nov 3, there will also be an atheist/agnostic discussion group on the book "Atheism for Dummies," with another program for kids. For more information, see the event listings at meetup.com for the group "The Center for Philosophical Naturalism" at this link: http://tinyurl.com/l6rd4sl .