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Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without supernaturalism, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.
Humanism and Its Aspirations

Upcoming Events

Online Discussion

Monday, April 26, 2021, 7:00PM

This is our monthly dinner discussion group. We used to meet at a local restaurant but now hold a discussion online.

In Europe, burning wood for power is now considered carbon neutral. How is this possible, and what's going on in America? It's complicated. This article explains how reality is somewhere between the rhetoric of the pros and the cons on the issue.

Article: https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2021/03/26/biomass-carbon-climate-politics-477620

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APNH Annual Fundraiser: CT TakeOut THURSDAYS, April 2021

Thursday, April 29, 2021, 12:00PM

APNH asks us to order from a Dining Out for Life Restaurant to help support them during this tough year (or dine in if its…

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Humanist Explorations

Saturday, May 1, 2021, 2:30PM

What is bitcoin? What is cryptocurrency and how is it enabled by blockchain technology? Without getting too deep into the…

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Virtual Social Dinner

Monday, May 3, 2021, 7:00PM

Join us for our Virtual Social Dinner, and discuss a wide range of topics with like-minded people. For more information, see…

Hamden

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Monthly Meeting: Dan Blinn & Patrick McCann - Climate Change

Monday, May 17, 2021, 7:00PM

This is our monthly meeting, held on the third Monday of the month. The main program is announced closer to the date of the…

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Book Discussions

"The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov

Saturday, May 15, 2021, 2:30PM

Our book for May is "The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov.

From Amazon:
Nothing in the whole of literature compares with "The Master and Margarita." One spring afternoon, the Devil, trailing fire and chaos in his wake, weaves himself out of the shadows and into Moscow. Mikhail Bulgakov’s fantastical, funny, and devastating satire of Soviet life combines two distinct yet interwoven parts, one set in contemporary Moscow, the other in ancient Jerusalem, each brimming with historical, imaginary, frightful, and wonderful characters. Written during the darkest days of Stalin’s reign, and finally published in 1966 and 1967, "The Master and Margarita" became a literary phenomenon, signaling artistic and spiritual freedom for Russians everywhere.

“Nude vampires, gun-toting talking black cat, and devil as ultimate party starter aside, the miracle of this novel is that every time you read it, it’s a different book.” – Marlon James, T: The New York Times Style Magazine

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"Stony the Road" by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Saturday, June 19, 2021, 2:30PM

Our book for June is “Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow” by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.. From…

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"Stony the Road" by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Saturday, June 19, 2021, 2:30PM

Our book for June is “Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow” by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.. From…

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There will be no in-person HAC meetings until further notice. The video platform and meeting link used for each meeting varies, so be sure to look for the correct link on Meetup.

(Our book discussions may be held in-person with the appropriate social distancing, but that decision is made shortly before the event based on the weather forecast.)

You can RSVP for most HAC events via meetup.com.

Titles selected for our book discussions can be found in most local libraries or ordered from bookstores such as Barnes and Noble.

HAC is a chapter of the American Humanist Association, a member of the Connecticut Coalition of Reason, and a UU Humanists local group.