Co-sponsored by Ratio Christi of Dallas Baptist University, Secular Humanists of SMU, and the Fellowship of Freethought Dallas. Moderated by Dax Bennington, and featuring Dr. Justin Fisher of the Department of Philosophy at SMU and Dr. Sloan Lee of the Cambridge School of Dallas.+ More details
Monthly topic: "Cultural Evolution and Religion." Dr. Justin Fisher conducts a group activity to learn how symbols and phrases change through cultural transmission. Dr. Zachary Moore talks about the possibilities for a new cognitive science of religion.+ More details
Monthly topic: "Wonder Woman and Science." Dr. Matthew Brown of the Center for Values in Medicine, Science, and Technology at the University of Texas at Dallas is the guest speaker. Also this month: music from Edward McGuire, a memorial for Pranoy "Kumar" Pradhan, and programs for children.+ More details
Monthly topic: "Elevator Etiquette." A thorough analysis and discussion of the events and issues surrounding "Elevatorgate," the conflict between Richard Dawkins and Rebecca Watson, the treatment of women and minorities within the secular community, perceived or actual privilege, and potential reasons for inequality in participation. Speakers include: Alix Jules, Dr. Justin Fisher, Melanie Clemmer, Dr. Jean Kazez. Also appearing: The Faithless Companions.+ More details
In December 2010, the Dallas/Fort Worth Coalition of Reason purchased four advertisements to run on Fort Worth buses. In response to this, the local Southern Christian Leadership Conference threatened to boycott the buses, and bullied the Fort Worth Transportation Authority into removing all religious and nonreligious advertising. On December 15, the Board of Directors of the FWTA met to consider changing their advertising policy.+ More details
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