Episode #5 - The Gay Agenda

It's Pride season where cities across the world are celebrating the LGBTQ community. We discuss what LGBTQ stands for, why there are pride parades, and the police. Also, someone is getting married! 

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Episode #4 - We're Not Allowed to Invade the US

Following Dr. Charles Jones lecture on patriotism, Brad, Celina, Kenny, Sherry, and Will spent a long time discussion the topic. This episode runs a little long with the occasional rants. But let us know what you think in the comments section on the Humanist Agenda website.

Episode #3 - Patriotism for "Countryist"?

In this episode, Dr. Charles Jones discuss how we should think about patriotism. Patriots love their country and show special concern for their compatriots. But is patriotism morally legitimate? Loyalty to country or nation seems to be a powerful value, but putting your country first seems to violate equal concern for all human beings.

Dr. Charles Jones is a professor of political science at Western University. He specializes in contemporary political theory and the history of political thought, with an emphasis on global justice, human rights, freedom, and equality.

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Episode #2 - A Stoic's Inventory of Loss

In this episode, we discuss Rod Martin's talk on Stoicism and how it relates to Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) / Rational Behaviour Therapy (REBT), our daily lives and death.

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Episode #1 - Stoicism and Your Favourite Mug

Stoicism is a philosophical tradition founded in Athens around 300 BC, which flourished for 500 years and still fascinates people today. In his talk, Rod Martin will provide an overview of the history and key concepts of Stoicism and will discuss its relevance for us today. Rod is the president of HALA and is a retired professor of clinical psychology at the University of Western Ontario.

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