Poll: Substantial majority of Scottish people are not religious and not spiritual

nones scottish belief

When people discard a mainstream religion such as Catholicism or Baptist, they often retain some belief. On a poll or census they might identify as “None” because none of the boxes available truly describes them. This gives rise to the term “nones”. If you chat with them, then you will discover that they might indeed … Read more

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

New stats show that Humanist weddings are very popular in Scotland

Unlike Scotland, so far the UK government has refused to permit the concept of Humanist weddings. It almost happened prior to the UK election, but then David Cameron stepped in and despite all parties granting support, blocked it because it was deemed to be a fringe issue. So what evidence was there for that? None … Read more

Ban of Humanist Weddings in UK a political decision by the tories

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