There has been a “10 ‘Non-Commandments’ Contest,” in which people were asked to offer modern and far better alternatives to the famous 10, and the prize on offer for the winner was $10,000. Who is doing this? Lex Bayer, an executive at AirBnB, and John Figdor, a humanist chaplain at Stanford University Why? The cynical might simply make … Read more 10 new improved and far better commandments
The news is out, Number 10 has made a decision that Humanists don’t matter and are just a fringe group so there is no need to pander to them in order to win votes. The British Humanist Association sums it all up here … The British Humanist Association (BHA) has responded with shock and disappointment at reports … Read more Ban of Humanist Weddings in UK a political decision by the tories
Today, the Sunday closest to 11th of November, is the day on which wreaths are formally laid in remembrance at Whitehall, in Central London. Many of those that fought and died were atheists and humanists, but today only the religious are represented, the non-religious have been specifically excluded. As noted on the campaign site for a 21st century remembrance… The Defence Humanists and … Read more Why can’t I remember?
It sounds like a joke, or perhaps satire – A Nigerian Witch Hunter is suing the British Humanist Association for the princely sum of £500 Million. It this real? Yes it is. Padraig Reidy explains about all of this at Index on Censorship … Her specific claim against the BHA is that an article on its website claimed … Read more Why does a Witch Hunter have a £500 Million libel against @BHAhumanists ?
Matthew Hopkins appears to have risen from the grave, the BHA reports … The British Humanist Association (BHA) and Witchcraft and Human Rights Information Network (WHRIN) are being sued by the wealthy evangelical preacher and ‘witch hunter’ Helen Ukpabio who has dubbed herself a ‘Lady Apostle’. Mrs Ukpabio claims to have expertise in identifying children … Read more Witch hunter sues British Humanist Association for £500 Million
Andrew Brown (yes he is at it again) has an article in which he asks if Humanism is a religion without a church. OK, lets get a few quick points out of the way … The short simple answer is “no” it is not (but since you have a bit of common sense you had … Read more Is Humanism a religion? – #WHC2014