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
Did you know that World Humanist Day is celebrated every year on June 21 – today? It’s symbolic of course because today is the day that marks the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and so it is the longest brightest day. If you are wondering what Humanism actually is, then a good place to start is the Wikipedia page on the topic, it … Read more Today is world Humanist day