Dying without Deity
Perspectives on Death and Dying Symposium
Promises to be an eye opening symposium. These
topics have not been explored in one place, at
one time, anywhere before. Walk out of Columbia
University one of a few self believers informed
and armed with solutions to deal with many of
the end of life issues that our communities
of the discrimination nontheists experience when
a relative or loved one has died including
narratives that have been submitted to the
Anti-Discrimination Support Network.
examination of religious discrimination
New York's, Florida's and California's medical
facilities and discussion of the changes needed
in order for the secular community to receive
the same recognition and support as is provided
to the religious community.
to prevent unwanted religious intrusion through
there a role for a secular humanist chaplaincy?
one donate their organs upon death? How does one
benefit from doing so?
opposed to end of life suicide there is despair
suicide. What are the considerations of ending
one's life in despair suicide? What of the loss
of one's community and one's future self?
Philosophical antecedents to these ideas through
history will be shared.
people have the right to die by committing end
of life suicide? Who has the right to tell
people that they should not embrace the choice
to end their lives? Anyone? No one?
of secular ways to deal with one's own death. An
exploration of Graeco-Roman philosophy's take on
the last stage of life and how one can profit
from an update on this ancient wisdom.
can one both mourn and celebrate the death of a
is extending a
ten percent discount
for early registration until February 15.
Stay at the
Aloft Hotel for only
$199 a night available
until March 8. Hurry! Don't miss out on these
reduced prices. Register today. And yes, ISHV is
offering the discount on the membership price,
All things subject to
change at any time without notice.
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