The Rationalist Day 2010 held at “Namel – Malini Punchi Theatre” – Borella, Sri Lanka on 18th May 2010. The day was organized by the Sri Lanka Rationalist Association (SLRA) referring the Birth anniversary of the great rationalist literate & rationalist activist Bertrand Russell.
Many intellectuals shared their views on religion in Sri Lanka. The videos are available on YouTube (Link: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=197140D82F477278)
Check the Secular Sri Lanka blog post (http://blog.secularsrilanka.com/2010/06/rationalist-day-2010-videos.html) or visit the Secular Updates channel (http://www.youtube.com/user/secularupdates) on YouTube for more videos.
Next meeting of Sri Lanka Rationalist Association is on Wednesday, 23rd June 2010 and more interesting topics such as “Poya day tuition ban” is scheduled to be discussed (see below details)
SLRA Monthly Lecture & Discussion
Date: Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010
Time: 4.15 pm
Location: Dr. N. M. Perera Centre , Cotta Rd. Borella. (200 meters away from the Borella junction)
1. Prohibition of Tuition classes on Poya days & Sunday morning hours.
2. Government blocking of Facebook, Wikipedia in Pakistan and the world trends in this regard.
Speaker: Mr. Gamini Viyangoda.
Check the Secular Sri Lanka blog for more information (http://blog.secularsrilanka.com/2010/06/event-poya-day-tuition-ban-lecture-and.html)