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Episode #9 - Our Canadian Life

10/28/2018
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In this episode, we recap the talk by Tony Martin and jump through various topics on racism and discrimination. Also Mars came up. Apologies in advance for the disjointed conversations. Humanist Agenda - Episodes RSSDiscuss the episode on social media: Show Notes and Links: Episode #8 - My American Life Multiculturalism in Canada Black Lives Matter YANSS Podcast 133 - Uncivil Agreement Indigenous Peoples in Canada Black Mirror - Nosedive Humanist Association of London and Area...

Duration:00:56:34

Episode #8 - My American Life

10/13/2018
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Tony Martin is a long-time member of HALA and a lifelong resident of Detroit, Michigan. In his presentation, entitled "My American Life”, he speaks about his experience of growing up in Detroit and living as a person of colour in America, from the period of the civil rights movement in the 1960s to the present Trump era. Humanist Agenda - Episodes RSSDiscuss the episode on social media: Show Notes and Links: One Drop Rule Walter White George III Jefferson is America — And America is...

Duration:00:35:05

Episode #7 - Mindfulness for Mind Control?

10/9/2018
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We discuss the talk by Monica Tomlinson titled: Where Eastern Tradition Meets Western Science: Mindfulness and its Application in Psychotherapy. We discuss how mindfulness is related to stoicism along with mind control, capitalism, and religion. We also have some tips for mindfulness practices and our upcoming events. Humanist Agenda - Episodes RSSDiscuss the episode on social media: Show Notes and Links: Monica Tomlinson Episode 6: Mindfulness: Not Just For Hippies Why Stoicism is...

Duration:00:59:48

Episode #6 - Mindfulness: Not Just For Hippies

9/23/2018
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Monica Tomlinson is currently completing her PhD in clinical psychology at Western University. The title of her presentation is: Where Eastern Tradition Meets Western Science: Mindfulness and its Application in Psychotherapy. The “third wave” of psychotherapy has incorporated mindfulness meditation as a psychological approach for putting space between thoughts, emotions, and behaviour. In this talk, she will offer an overview of mindfulness, introduce us to mindfulness meditation, and...

Duration:00:38:19

Episode #5 - The Gay Agenda

7/25/2018
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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! Humanist Agenda - Episodes RSSDiscuss the episode on social media: Show Notes and Links: Stonewall riots What does LGBT stand for? Toronto police withdraw bid to march in 2018 Pride parade Toronto serial killer of gay men Pride London Festival Humanist Association of London and Area...

Duration:01:21:59

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

7/22/2018
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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. Humanist Agenda - Episodes RSS Show Notes and Links: Compulsory Voting World Trade Organization Privacy Hedge Along Canada-US Border Ontario sex education to revert to 1998 curriculum Humanist Association of London...

Duration:01:17:09

Episode #3 - Patriotism for "Countryist"?

6/23/2018
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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...

Duration:00:52:39

Episode #2 - A Stoic's Inventory of Loss

6/9/2018
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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. Humanist Agenda - Episodes RSSListen on YouTube Listen on Overcast Discuss on reddit Discuss in comments section below or on social media: Show Notes and Links: Episode #1 - Stoicism and Your Favourite Mug Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) Daily Stoic Charity...

Duration:00:53:24

Episode #1 - Stoicism and Your Favourite Mug

5/26/2018
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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. Humanist Agenda - Episodes RSSListen on YouTube Listen to Overcast Discuss on reddit Discuss in...

Duration:00:58:32