Annual Public Debates, Talks and Discussions

Farnham Humanists stage an annual debate, panel discussion in November or other public event. The events have raised over £3000 for charities based locally and in the developing world.

2017 –  “Humanist, Secularist – what’s the difference? How Secularist are you?” 
with Andrew Copson Chief Executive of Humanists UK (Report)

 

2016 – Britain is no longer a Christian country and should stop behaving as if it is – see Report

 

 

 

2015 – Talk by TV celebrity comedian & NHS Doctor, Dr Phil Hammond “How to get the Most From Your One Wild and Precious Life”


2014 debate

 

2014 – For Farnham Humanists’ 10th Birthday  – Repeat of 2009 debate motion
“Faith schools should not be a part of state education” Also see Report


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2013 – Panel Discussion “What is happening to our NHS?” Report|Report2|Video

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2012 – “We support a wholly elected House of Lords” Report|Video

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2011 – “Morality without religion has no firm foundation” Report

2010 - "First past the post is the best method of electing our MPs”

 

 

2010 – “First past the post is the best method of electing our MPs” Report

2009 - "Britain should become a secular state"

 

 

 

 

2009 – “Britain should become a secular state” Report

2008 - "Britain needs nuclear power"

 

 

 

2008 – “Britain needs nuclear power” Report

2007 - "Can there be a just war?"

 

 

 

2007 – “Can there be a just war?” Report

2006 - "Voluntary Euthanasia is not acceptable"

 

 

2006 – “Voluntary Euthanasia is not acceptable” Report

2005 - "Faith schools should not be a part of state education"

 

2005 – “Faith schools should not be a part of state education” Report

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