Building a Moral Foundation: Moral Landscaping Part 2 Episode 73

In this episode of The Secular Hubcast we welcome Chris Shelton: a podcaster (Sensibly Speaking), critical thinker, ex-Scientologist and friend of the show. Together we further develop the ideas examined in the first part of our Moral Landscaping series. During our discussion Chris provides some push back that helps to further clarify and hone the ideas behind Building a Moral Foundation. The discussion gets a little heated but ends with smiles and handshakes.

 

This series is designed to build a moral foundation that you can use in your everyday life. Its meant to provide guidance and understanding of what morality is, how we can properly engage with it and how we can avoid moral relativism and other pitfalls of moral judgement and thinking. You can measure your own moral code to the foundation built in this series to determine if your moral position should be taken seriously.

 

HOST, EDITOR:  Paul Schilling

Logo Design: Terry Kirkham

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Building a Moral Foundation: Moral Landscaping Part 1 Episode 72

In this week’s episode your host Paul Schilling looks to set the foundation of a useful and functional moral code. In doing so he discusses the main cornerstones to a useful moral code: the subjective elements, the objective elements, the moral continuum and basic human rights. After listening to this episode you should have a clear understanding of the moral framework Paul sets out and how to use it in your life. This is the first part of a multi part series where Paul will focus on the different elements of a useful moral code. Future episodes will focus on basic human rights, modern day mythology, clarification of the moral code and deep dives where we answer moral questions. The goal of this podcast is to give the listener a solid moral foundation from which to build on and use in real world situations.

 

HOST, EDITOR:  Paul Schilling

Logo Design: Terry Kirkham

The views and opinions expressed are those of their respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the Secular Hub.
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Music: A Himitsu – Adventures (unedited, used under Creative Commons License)

Satanic – Episode 71

From time to time we are lucky enough to experience a true cultural shift.  These shifts represent changes to the old ways of acting and thinking, and they can sweep away old, outdated ideas and replace them with the NEW.

Today on the Secular Hubcast we are very proud to present an event which took place where we welcomed members from The Satanic Temple of Colorado into our midst.  These Satanists very generously shared their time and insight with the Secular Hub community in a fantastic event that helped to show how alike we all really are.  Please enjoy.

This was a Humanism at the Hub event.  Check out the next upcoming event on meetup

For the most up-to-date info on TST Colorado activities visit them on FaceBook

If email is more your thing then speak with Viktor by emailing him at media@thesatanictemplecolorado.com

GUESTS:

The Satanic Temple Colorado membership:

Virgil, Amanda Racket, Viktor LaMent, Damien Luciano

Secular Hub membership:

Tom Kellog, Jerry Gilbert, Melissa and Chris

HOST, EDITOR:  Jesse Gilbertson

Logo Design: Terry Kirkham

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Music: A Himitsu – Adventures (unedited, used under Creative Commons License)

Episode 32 – Humans, Celebrating

For those who live without religion significant and profound human moments can be difficult to really  commemorate.  It seems that important moments, be they:

  • Marriages
  • Funerals and memorials
  • Christenings
  • Retirements

or any other powerful life change requires special acknowledgement.  For instance, when one decides to change one’s gender ‘coming out’ as that new person when the process is done can be extremely helpful for the person and the community.  Similarly, holding a memorial after a loved one dies helps the community remember that person and properly begin to grieve so as to move on.

Tim and Jennifer are registered Life Cycle Celebrants who perform non-religious ceremonies.  Sometimes these are mixed religion ceremonies where the participants desire a non-religious ceremony (so no one feels excluded).  Other times ceremonies performed are for the secular and Humanist society (which is their specialty).

Visit celebratingtimes.com to see what Tim and Jennifer do or to write to them…or on Twitter…or on Facebook

Want to learn more about Celebrants or the process of becoming one?  Learn about the Celebrant Foundation & Institute

If you happen to be getting married and you’re already using theknot.com be certain to see how Jennifer and Tim are registered on that site.  Many interesting photos from previous ceremonies

Host:  Jesse Gilbertson

Guests:  Jennifer and Tim Bailey

Editor: Jesse Gilbertson

Logo Design: Terry Kirkham

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2 – A Discussion with Melissa Huff & Dr. Caleb Lack of the Secular Therapist Project

Jesse Gilbertson welcomes Melissa Huff to the HubCast. They discuss her background, values, interests, and hopes regarding the Secular Hub and the larger secular movement. Melissa mentions activist and science advocate AronRa’s 2016 visit to the Secular Hub, her involvement in the Secular Sisterhood and her career goals.
Later, Melissa interviews Dr. Caleb Lack. Dr. Lack is a clinical psychologist, professor, author, skeptic and activist. Currently, he is the Director of the Secular Therapist Project which aims to bring together non-religious persons seeking mental health treatment with secular, evidence-based providers. Melissa and Dr. Lack discuss mental health and the Secular Therapist Project.
More information about this episode:
Dr. Caleb Lack: www.caleblack.com
Secular Therapy Project: https://www.seculartherapy.org/
Host(s): Jesse Gilbertson, Melissa Huff
Guests: Melissa Huff, Caleb Lack
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Music: A Himitsu – Adventures (unedited, used under Creative Commons License)
Logo Design: Terry Kirkham
Editor: Mike Bouwmeester

1 The Secular HubCast

Hello World! What is the Secular Hub, and who cares? Find out in this debut of the Secular HubCast.
Host(s): Jesse Gilbertson
Guests: Chauncey Williams, Ruth McLeod
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Music: A Himitsu – Adventures (unedited, used under Creative Commons License)
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Editor: Mike Bouwmeester