The Incompatibility of Science and Religion

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November 2018

HAAM and Eggs Brunch

November 25, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Original Pancake House – Polo Park, 1445 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 3P4 Canada
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Our monthly casual get-together is a great way to meet and get to know your fellow HAAMsters.   New? Curious about who we are and what we do? Come and ask us. Everyone’s welcome.     If you’re not sure who to look for when you get to the restaurant, tell the hostess you’re looking for the group from HAAM (pronounced HAM). We’ll also have a sign on the table with our logo (shown at right).       It’s not essential to RSVP, but…

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December 2018

Winter Solstice Party

December 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Norwood Community Centre, 87 Walmer Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H3H4 Canada
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Mid-December is the darkest time of the year, so come and enjoy some warmth and Yuletide cheer with your fellow HAAMsters as we celebrate the return of the sun. Door opens at 5:30 - potluck supper at 6:00. Norwood Community Centre is close to St Mary’s Road, just south of Marion. Please bring an item for the potluck (labeled, in case of food allergies).   Make it a GREEN party! Let’s try to minimize the amount of garbage we create.…

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January 2019

Options in Death Care for Nonbelievers

January 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Winnipeg, 515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9 Canada
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At our January meeting we will be talking about death and what happens afterward. No, we won’t be talking about an afterlife; we’ll be about talking funerals, or as we Humanists often call them, Celebrations of Life. Many in the funeral industry today would like to sell you a perfectly manicured plot for a few thousand dollars, and then throw in a concrete liner, an $11,000 casket, and an eternal flame so that you’re ready to make your exit from…

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HAAM and Eggs Brunch

January 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Denny’s, 1750 Sargent Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3H 0C7 Canada
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Our monthly casual get-together is a great way to meet and get to know your fellow HAAMsters.   New? Curious about who we are and what we do? Come and ask us. Everyone’s welcome.     If you’re not sure who to look for when you get to the restaurant, tell the hostess you’re looking for the group from HAAM (pronounced HAM). We’ll also have a sign on the table with our logo (shown at right).      It’s not essential to RSVP, but doing…

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February 2019

The Incompatibility of Science and Religion

February 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Canad Inns – Polo Park, 1405 St. Matthews Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0K5 Canada
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Which is it? Stephen Jay Gould used the term ‘non-overlapping magisteria’ in 1999 to attempt to reconcile the conflict between science and religion (two important concepts, or ‘magisteria’). Supporters of this idea believe that science and religion offer two different types of truth and can co-exist without conflict. They see science as dealing solely with empirical evidence and the natural world but offering no guidance on ethical issues; whereas religion restricts itself to addressing morals and values.   Or, to put it more simply:…

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Upcoming HAAM Events
  1. HAAM and Eggs Brunch

    February 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
  2. Super Secret Shorts

    March 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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