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Tough on ideas, supportive of people

 Date: Wednesday, March 4th
 Time: 8:00pm
 Where: The Abbey Room,
Wynn's Hotel,
Lower Abbey Street,
Dublin 1
 Admission: €3 for members and concessions
€6 for non-members.

Description

Tonight's talk is: Tough on ideas, supportive of people – How atheist and skeptic groups can be robust, inclusive and ethical.

The speaker, Michael Nugent, is chairperson of Atheist Ireland, a writer and an advocate for a range of significant social causes. He has written a number of books and co wrote the hugely successful comedy musical I, Keano. He is currently working on a book about atheism and morality. 

Michael provided the following abstract for his talk:

A draft manifesto for ethical atheists and skeptics who care about both truth and morality and who want to promote reason, critical thinking and science; atheism over supernaturalism; natural compassion and ethics; inclusive, caring groups; fair and just societies; secular government; and local, national and global solidarity.