Atheism’s sole object is the advancement of atheism. Our ultimate goal is the end of faith – the false and irrational belief that God exists – and of religion, the social manifestation of faith. The world would be a better place without them. We aim to achieve this by opposing the propagation of faith.
The most substantial propagation of faith is from parent to child. Whilst this cannot be interfered with directly in a free society, it can be modified by education of both parent and child.
We will campaign for the abolition of:
- Compulsory Collective Worship
Our report, Religious Education in State Schools (2010) makes recommendations which emphasise a “bottom-up” reform, under which parents and schools are encouraged to exploit the existing law. This action may, in itself bring about changes in government and LEA policy and hasten changes in the law.