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Secular Humanism: Blueprint for the Good Life – Eddie Tabash (Grand Rapids)

March 23, 2011
11:00 pm - 12:30 am EDT

The Sweet House
254 E. Fulton
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

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Organized by:
Jennifer Beahan
Phone: 616-698-2342 x801
Email: jbeahan@centerforinquiry.org


All of us can live a better and more ethically honest existence, if we abandon supernatural belief systems. Even if society-at-large takes decades to even obtain a hint of this possibility, we secular humanists can enjoy a bountiful life, based on reason, starting now. — Edward Tabash

Join us for an engaging and informative lecture to learn more about how Secular Humanism provides the a blueprint for “goodness without god” and how we can have best chance at the good life based on reason and human experience.

Meetings are open to the Public. A moderated discussion will follow the lecture.

After the meeting, join us at Vitale’s Restaurant, 834 Leonard NE, Grand Rapids, MI to socialize. View Map

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About Edward "Eddie" Tabash

Attorney, Board Member, Center For Inquiry

Edward “Eddie” Tabash is a lawyer in the Los Angeles area. He graduated magna cum laude from UCLA in 1973 and obtained his law degree from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles in 1976. Eddie is a member of the California State Bar, the American Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Beverly Hills Bar Association. Eddie is currently chair of the national legal committee of Americans United for separation of Church and State. He is also a board member of Center for Inquiry and chair of the Council for Secular Humanism’s First Amendment Task Force. Tabash has filed amicus briefs with the United States Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court, and the California Court of Appeal in cases dealing with the separation of church and state. In addition to church state activism, Eddie has debated world famous Christian philosophers on the question of God’s existence, including William Lane Craig and Richard Swinburne. Eddie’s father was an orthodox rabbi from Lithuania and his mother an Auschwitz survivor from Hungary. After a lifetime of spiritual searching, he has concluded that the best evidence we have, to date, strongly points to a naturalistic universe in which there are no supernatural beings and no God or gods.