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by Marilyn
May 3rd, 2011, 6:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: AV voting
Replies: 93
Views: 7076

Re: AV voting

Do you think the idea, promoted by the No campaign, that we are too stupid to cope with AV will backfire? If I didn't already support AV- it's not ideal but I'd like my second and third choices to count for something) I think this might make me!
by Marilyn
May 3rd, 2011, 6:37 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussions...
Topic: Big Society
Replies: 60
Views: 9668

Re: Big Society

Apologies for taking so long to get back to this conversation (too busy volunteering :smile: ) but I do agree that most people who want to volunteer already are, often to capacity, and I don't come across many people just waiting for the BS to get off the ground before they'll do anything. My retire...
by Marilyn
April 22nd, 2011, 7:02 pm
Forum: Sciences and pseudo-science
Topic: Homeopathy
Replies: 1207
Views: 180554

Re: Homeopathy

S W London Humanists had a fascinating public event with Simon Singh talking about alternative therapies including homeopathy (only slightly spoilt by an invasion of homeopaths who seemed to have trouble distinguishing between scientific research and personal anecdote - and afterwards he sent us a l...
by Marilyn
April 22nd, 2011, 9:40 am
Forum: Positive Humanism
Topic: The British Humanist Association
Replies: 35
Views: 5171

Re: The British Humanist Association

Yes I think it would be a good idea - discussion of H4BW / climate change / the environment is rather different from discussion of the BHA.
by Marilyn
April 22nd, 2011, 8:00 am
Forum: Positive Humanism
Topic: The British Humanist Association
Replies: 35
Views: 5171

Re: The British Humanist Association

Thank you for the welcome. When I have a minute to spare from saving the planet :smile: I'll introduce myself properly in Reception.
by Marilyn
April 21st, 2011, 7:22 pm
Forum: Positive Humanism
Topic: The British Humanist Association
Replies: 35
Views: 5171

Re: The British Humanist Association

Happy to have stimulated discussion of one of the issues covered by H4BW, and just to set the record straight, I don't expect all humanists to agree about the problems, let alone the answers – or anything much in fact (8 years working at the BHA would've cured me of that if I'd ever thought it). H4B...