Content Warning: This post contains content such as Child Sexual Abuse, Paedophilia, and Abuse by Clergy/Priests, which some might find distressing. The Independent Inquiry in Child Abuse report The Independent…
Recently on our @AtheismUK Twitter feed we posted the following meme: OK, it is a bit of a silly meme, after all we don’t believe that there is a god…
Schools could be found in breach of failing to fulfil requirements for daily ‘collective worship’.
The Education Act (1944) requires all maintained schools to provide a daily act of collective worship. Many schools have allowed this requirement to gradually lapse as the UK becomes more secular. However this recent article in the Times Educational Supplement has raised the potential threat that schools could be investigated for not complying with the requirements cited in the Education Act (1944) to provide collective worship. (more…)
Unbelievable? hosted this discussion... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_R9KGjxkz7E Atheism UK Council member John Richards also interviewed Jon Steingard in September 2020... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1VQkMIpulc&feature=youtu.be
Belief in the supernatural is still alive and kicking, even among UK atheists who don’t believe in a god. A Research report (ref. 1) has revealed that only a third of UK atheists claim to completely reject supernatural beliefs such as life after death, astrology, and the existence of a universal life-force.(more…)
On average the number of non-religious people in Britain has increased by a million each year in the last seven years, according to the Annual Population Survey from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released April 2019.
The September 2017 Church of England survey reveals the extent of childhood indoctrination in Britain. So Atheism UK has compiled this post about child indoctrination help by Dr. Darrel Ray of Kids Without Gods and Dr. Marlene Winell of Journey Free: Recovery from Harmful Religion.
A Church of England survey this week reveals the staggering extent of childhood indoctrination / socialisation* in Britain. The survey shows that nearly two-thirds of all British Christians become Christian when they were still toddlers at 0-4 years old. (1,2) Seventeen out of twenty Christians become Christian when children or teenagers, only one in twenty when adults.
* h/t Matt Sheard comment about socialisation 19/9/17.
Whilst half of Brits are Christian, four in ten don’t belong to any religious group. Almost six in ten of 19-24 year olds are non-religious.