One of the most profound characteristics of the human race is our ability to question. This talent is fundamental to the scientific method and the construction of knowledge. It is fundamental to liberating skepticism and freethought. Persistent questioning can confuse and vex us and it can liberate us. Questions can provoke oppression by authorities devoted to defending the status quo. Just ask Socrates. Hugh Taft-Morales will explore this topic by asking more questions that you may want to hear!
Hugh Taft-Morales serves as Leader of the Philadelphia Ethical Society and the Baltimore Ethical Society and is President of the National Leaders Council of the American Ethical Union (AEU). Hugh taught philosophy and history for twenty-five years in Washington, D. C., after which he transitioned into Ethical Culture Leadership. In April of 2009 he graduated from the Humanist Institute and was certified as an Ethical Culture Leader by the American Ethical Union (AEU) in 2010. He is on the Board of Peace Day Philly, and is a member of the clergy caucus with both Philadelphians Organized to Witness Empower and Rebuild (POWER) and Baltimoreans United in Leadership Development (BUILD).