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Church of England House of Lords Humanism Secularism

The Spell of Faith and Politics

The Magical Spell of Faith God’s SatNav for Britain By Willem Sander van Boxtel The first time I set eyes upon the glorious House of Lords chamber, in the  summer of 2013, I was an ignorant tourist in the UK. With blissful awe I gazed on the golden decorations, the wooden benches, the leather seats, […]

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Christianity Freedom Secularism

Mike Pence and the Evangelical Vote

The Road to a Christian Iran By Willem Sander van Boxtel In the early hours of November 10th 2016, many of us atheists woke up to the dawn of at least another four years of religious rule in the world’s most major powerhouse. But for secular non-believers, Donald Trump is not the real danger. The […]

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Islam Politics Religion Secularism

Obama, Oh Cameron, Oh dear, you just don’t get ISIL do you?

Or, if you do then you are wilfully misleading the people you lead and represent. Obama has just said in his speech last Tuesday night, “Now let’s make two things clear: ISIL is not Islamic.” (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant)

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Events

Secularism and The Religious Right Conference

The Council of Ex-Muslims of Britian are hosting a two day International Conference on Secularism and the Religious Right, which may be of interest to members. Speakers include:

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Events

Empowering Women Through Secularism Conference

Atheist Ireland in accociation with the Atheist Alliance Internation present the Empowering Women Through Secularism Conference. To be held at the O’Callahagn Alexander Hotel on 28th-30th June 2013. The Atheist Alliance International will also be holding its AGM during the course of the conference and all members are welcome to attend. Speakers include: Ivana Bacik, […]

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Atheism

Street action (literally)

Atheist friends in Belgium ‘reclaim’ the streets (one down, more to go)

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News

Lib Dems Warning to Government on Big Society Faith Groups

Grassroots LibDem activists warn government over the involvement of faith groups

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Atheism

Atheists Have Better Sex Lives

I can’t believe that this has been published in the Daily Mail, however the long awaited report on Sex and Secularism by distinguished supporter of AtheismUK has now been published, with a lot of expected confirmations of what may of us in the atheist and secualrist community thought. Please enjoy (and note the comment on […]

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News

Criticism at Easter? What a Shocker!

The head of the catholic Church in Scotland, Cardinal Keith O’Brien, will use his Easter sermon to criticize “aggresive secularism” according to the BBC. Full story here. Let’s examine: Firstly, the Pope said a similar thing last year. OK so these complaints are showing that those of us who don’t believe and reject their barbaric […]

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Science

Darrel Ray’s Survey Needs YOUR Help!

Atheism and Sex: take part in the survey