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Humanist Symposium #27

For this halloween edition of the Humanist Symposium I welcome you to the craggy, grey and gothic city of Edinburgh, Scotland. Some claim that Edinburgh is the most haunted city in the UK and perhaps in Europe too. Indeed, there are numerous ghost tours and the University of Edinburgh itself is renowned for its long established Parapsychology research group. However, Edinburgh also played a key role in the Scottish Enlightment, an explosion of intellectual and scientific accomplishment including great thinkers such as atheist philosopher David Hume who was born in Edinburgh. Today, there is a flourishing humanist community with a local group of the Humanist Society of Scotland and an active student Humanist Society. So without further ado, I bring you to our present contributions…

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