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Shawn Jeffers, a longtime member of FIG whose work focuses on advancing youth leadership development and issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion presentation, explored the history of pseudoscientific support for racist attitudes and racism in the United States.
Hera Reines, chair of the Polydox Institute, discussed the secular, religious philosophy developed here in Cincinnati by her late husband, Dr. Alvin Reines, a professor of philosophy at the Hebrew Union College in the mid-1960s.
FIG members gathered to sing the holiday season's secular songs and learn about their fascinating origins. Singing was led by Peter and David Lloyd.
Desirée Willis describes how the 1920 American electorate was persuaded to allow women to vote nationwide. View this discussion of how women across the nation as well as in Cincinnati and Ohio helped change the direction of suffrage to appeal to a wider audience, the challenges they faced, and how in the end they helped demand our government give women the right to vote.
Ron Millar, political and PAC coordinator for the Center for Freethought Equality, discusses how atheists and humanists can—and must—be engaged in the political and electoral process. Ron explores activities that are allowable and encourages you to become even more active. Being politically engaged will diminish bias against our community, advance evidence-based public policy, protect the secular character of our government, and increase our political clout!
Freedom From Religion Foundation Legal Director Rebecca S. Markert discussed recent decisions by the court and their ramifications, as well as a couple of highly relevant cases held over from last year, which will be argued this fall. She spent time answering our questions as well.
Creativity consultant and inventor Stephen R. Grossman, author of Innovation Inc. Unlocking Creativity in the Workplace, will address how to keep your creative edge during the isolation of the COVID-19 crisis. Steve has developed a problem-solving process called Cruising to Aha! designed to solve tough business problems using Charles Darwin's Natural Selection Process.
In April 2020 Dan Zavon filled us in on how Proportional Representation better represents the wishes of voters and described its many other benefits.
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