Sunday Platform
March 8, 2020

“7 Deadly Sins”

Most humanists reject the concept of “sin” as it relates to divine judgment. Many liberal religions embrace the idea that human nature, as flawed as it is, is basically good.

Sunday Platform
March 1, 2020

“The Ethics of the Overwhelmed (Trump makes me tired, how about you?)”

It is hard to care about government ethics these days. There’s too much. Which news stories should we care about and which ones are simply designed to get us all riled up?

February 23, 2020

BES Community Pledge Luncheon

A Vision for Our Future – 2020! If there’s any event you should attend as a member of the Baltimore Ethical Society, it is this one: the 2020 BES Pledge Luncheon!

Sunday Platform
February 23, 2020

“Deed Before Creed” and Ethical Non-Theism

Hugh Taft-Morales explores the prioritizing of action over metaphysics that makes Ethical Humanism a lived philosophy.

Sunday Platform
February 16, 2020

“Organizing: Creating Relationships for Transformational Change”

We will begin the process of community change by listening to create opportunities for transformational real outcomes.

February 12, 2020

Celebrate Da Vinci and Darwin!

Celebrate the birthday of Charles Darwin with the Baltimore Coalition of Reason! 

Sunday Platform
February 9, 2020

“Just Mercy”

In honor of Black History Month, Hugh Taft-Morales explores both a cruel and unjust criminal justice system that hits particularly hard on people of color and the efforts of one person to right the scales of justice.

Sunday Platform
February 2, 2020

“Sense of Belonging: What I Learned from Studying Suicide”

Twenty-five years ago I stood on a sidewalk in Baltimore and decided to take my life. I set a date and told no-one, until a chance conversation with a friend saved me and set me on a path to a joyful and grateful life.

Sunday Platform
January 26, 2020

“Mr. Republican Rolls in his Grave”

The Baltimore Ethical Society does not endorse any political candidate or political party. Analyzing the transformation of the Repubican Party over the last seventy years, however, seems fair game! Leader Hugh Taft-Morales explores the values and policies of the Republican Party regarding how the state can best serve its citizens.

Sunday Platform
January 19, 2020

“Can I be Black and Humanist?”

Christian Hayden, member of the Philadelphia Ethical Society, took a humanist pilgrimage to Ghana 2015 – 2016 where, while serving, he engaged with ideas on what it meant to be humanist and black.

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