The Secular Humanist Connexion (SHC)
is a weekly humanist radio show broadcast on CKMS Waterloo Community Radio at 100.3 fm and streaming live on soundfm.ca on Tuesdays at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Podcasts will be posted here weekly a day or two following the public broadcast. To make suggestions or ask SHC to announce your humanist event, email email@example.com
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 – Interviews with Karis Burkowski, co-author of Why Men Made God, and with Spencer Lucas, founder and organizer of The Non-Conference, the annual non-believer conference in Ontario. A humanist community calender lists upcoming events.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 – Introduction to secular humanism, interview with Dr. Chris di Carlo, CEO of the Critical Thinking Project regarding the introduction of critical thinking training for high school students in Ontario and around the world, commentary on Canada’s anti-blasphemy laws and permission for religious people to publish hate literature, humanist community calendar.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 – Karina Black discusses science and society (part I), comments on multiculturalism [note: this edition is edited to fit this website (max. 64 mb.)
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 – Interviews with Larry Wayne regarding Cosmopolitanism, Peter Kanold composer of “Good Without a God”, Erin Moffat sings “Good Without a God”; Karina Black discusses science and society, (Part II, conclusion)
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 – Armin Navabi’s presentation regarding ex-Muslim and Muslim reform groups (courtesy BCHA), Interview with Chrystalla Themistocleus about the AEONetwork for Canadian non-believer groups, An inside look at SCS lobbying efforts – the letter being sent to The Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice and Attorney General for Canada regarding sections 296 and 319(3)(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 – Doug Thomas’ blogs on Separation of Church and State in Canada, Skepticism:Attending Church Reduces Rates of Depression, Learn About Evolution Before Debating, About the Agnostic Philosophy, and Everyone Believes? – also notes about the news.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 – an interview with Keith Martin the Spiritual But Non Believer Chaplain for University of Waterloo and University of Guelph–Leonard Cohen’s “Villanelle For Our Time”, 5 misconceptions that theists have about secular humanists.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 – an interview with Katherine Dimou, a humanist officiant in Ontario, about humanist officiants and their role in humanist life, 5 more misconceptions that theists have about secular humanists, One Brain – comments on the mistaken concept that human beings have some kind of “second brain” or spirit that survives after death. Music by the Rolling Stones.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 – Gary Bauslaugh’s presentation at the British Columbia Humanist Association – the heroes of Canada’s right death with dignity movement.