Joined HumanistsMN: December 2019, after the Festivus for the Rest of Us event.
Profession/Residence. I work in the software industry doing a mixture of data engineering and data science. I live in the Powderhorn Park neighborhood of South Minneapolis.
How he discovered us: Meetup recommended some of HumanistMN’s events to me.
What appealed to him about us: My favorite aspects of HumanistsMN include community-building, charitable works, and science-related activities.
His journey to humanism: Though grateful for the community, morals, and values provided by my upbringing in the Mormon Church, I came to accept agnosticism at age 17. When I stumbled upon the HumanistsMN Meetup page, I was immediately drawn in by the same type of friendly community and good, people-oriented activities I enjoyed growing up in the church, with the primary difference being an emphasis on science and reason rather than God and religion.