2019 Freedom of Thought Report

Each year Humanists International, a non-governmental organisation championing secularism, human rights and equality, publishes a very comprehensive and influential report titled “The Freedom of Thought Report”. The 2019 edition is available and contains a few surprises. Let’s take a look. What exactly is this report all about? This is a comprehensive report on “discrimination against humanists, atheists and the … Read more 2019 Freedom of Thought Report

UK Government vs 3 humanist parents … the parents win

This is quite frankly a huge win, and a big step forward for religious education, as explained on the British Humanist Association website … In a landmark judgment handed down in the High Court today, a judge has ruled in favour of the three humanist parents and their children who challenged the Government’s relegation of non-religious worldviews … Read more UK Government vs 3 humanist parents … the parents win

Quiz Time – How Humanist are you? – @BHAhumanists

The British Humanist Association has a fun little quiz that consists of a series of questions that ask you how humanist you are. For example … There are a total of exactly 10 questions so it does not take very long and then at the end it tells you what your humanist percentage is. What is interesting … Read more Quiz Time – How Humanist are you? – @BHAhumanists

Daft Claim: Humanism is a ‘first-class ticket to a sea of wantonness and deabauchery’ and generally ‘demonic.’

I like watching the BBC’s The Big Question, not simply because I wish to learn something, but because it can be quite entertaining to see ideas openly tested in public. Additionally, you can also depend upon the BBC to seed the audience with a few nuts who will quite happily commune with the mother ship … Read more Daft Claim: Humanism is a ‘first-class ticket to a sea of wantonness and deabauchery’ and generally ‘demonic.’

10 new improved and far better commandments

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