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A Tribute to Sir Terry Pratchett

On 12th March 2013 we lost a remarkable man; a man full of great optimism and humour who reached out to so many with his wonderful works of fantasy. 788 more words

Inspiration

What Happens in a Library When a Beloved Author Dies

  1. The first person to see it on the news uses the library’s internal communication system to send round a message.
  2. The person in each library who reads it spreads the message among their colleagues and everyone talks about the loss of a great human and writer.
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Books

BHA on Latest Free School Applicants

The British Humanist Association (BHA) has reported that for the first time the government has provided it with the  names, locations and religions of Free School applicants prior to deciding which to open. 666 more words

Education

Young Humanists organisation is launched

        A new  humanist organisation, Young Humanists, has formed to provide a space for non-religious people aged 18-35 to meet, socialise, network, debate and support each other. 40 more words

Religious Studies teaching is pathetic - either improve it or ditch it. By Giles Fraser.

Introduction.

In contrast with many other nation states that exclude religion from their schools (on the grounds that religion is a potentially divisive phenomenon which, if addressed in schools, will ferment more discord than peaceful co-existence), the education system in the UK REQUIRES religion to be addressed. 1,431 more words

Community Cohesion

The BHA on humanist marriage and campaigning on 'faith' schools

Important update on humanist marriage: Labour and Lib Dems both adopt legalisation of humanist marriage as party policy

Last week we reported to you that the legalisation of humanist marriages in England and Wales was being blocked by Number 10 on the advice of the Conservatives’ election strategist, citing it as a distracting ‘fringe issue’. 442 more words

British Humanist Association

British Humanist Association has some really good videos out narrated by Stephen Fry. They are very simplistic promoting humanism in all of us and I think it just works. 65 more words

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