IHEU Freedom of Thought Report released

IHEU Freedom of Thought Report released

The IHEU’s 2018 Freedom of Thought Report has been released. It can be found here

One of the underlying messages of this report is that there are billions of people living in countries with compromised freedom of thought, expression and association. In particular there are untold millions of de facto humanists, atheists and otherwise religiously unaffiliated people living in countries where they face discrimination or outright persecution, both in society and at the hands of the state.

Auckland Declaration against the politics of Division

Auckland Declaration against the politics of Division

“The best ethical foundation from which to approach the problems of today’s world and the future of us all is to try to see humanity as one global community.” The foregoing is a quote from the Auckland Declaration against the politics of division, which as adopted at this years International and Humanist Union General Assembly. The Declaration offers a path to help us chart our way through today’s troubled time. More about the Declaration, and the General Assembly here

Decline of religion; now for rise of Humanism

 

The 2017 rele3ase of the 2016 Census results show more and more Australians are turning away from religion. Humanism offers a values based alternative to religion, an alternative that does not rely on imaginary super beings. the good news is that Humanism offers an evidence based value system that can replace the system of values based on religion. More on Humanism, the census and religion here and here