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Guildford and Woking Humanist Group 2020 Talks

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Guildford Institute

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Bringing non-religious people together to develop their own views and an understanding of the world around them.

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Tuesday 10th March 2020 - Who are the Young Humanists?

“We campaign for a world where policies are based on reason, evidence, tolerance and empathy”.

Tuesday 14th April 2020 - Risks and opportunities of artificial superintelligence (ASI) CANCELLED

By David Wood

Intelligence - what is it? And how intelligent could machines become? What factors could accelerate the development of ASI? How could powerful ASI go wrong? And how can we ensure that ASI is beneficial rather than destructive for humanity?

Tuesday 12th May 2020- Faith Schools and their effect on society.

By Alistair Lichten

Alistair is the campaign coordinator for “no more faith schools”. He will counter some of the myths and misconceptions about faith schools, and argue the case for phasing them out. He works for the National Secular Society.

Tuesday 9th May 2020- Joyce d'Silva

Joyce will talk to us about Compassion in World Farming and what the charity is doing to improve conditions for agricultural animals.

Tuesday 14th July 2020- Guildford Environment Forum, How should Guildford react to climate emergency

By Henrie􀀂a Stock

Tuesday 13th October 2020 - Woking Ahmadiyya Muslim Associa􀀁on Introductory talk and group discussion (more information to follow)

Tuesday 10th November 2020- Nutri􀀁on, ageing, and cancer

By Dr John Nichols

GP and medical researcher

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