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Why do Humanists join Humanist organisations?

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      What attracts people to become members of humanist organisations? I have interviewed 80 humanists and atheists in Scotland, England, France, Estonia, Canada and the United States. Not all I interviewed were members of humanist organisations; some were members of atheist and secularist organisations only, not an organisation with ‘humanist’ in the title,… Continue reading

Humanist Workshop 1 – Seeking a ‘vicarless religion’: What do humanists want from humanist organisations?

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In Britain there must be in the order of 30,000 people belonging to humanist and secular ethical organisations. In Scotland, it is in the region of 8,000 people. What do they want from the organisations they join? Dr. Matthew Engelke, of the Department of Anthropology at the London School of Economics, sought to answer this… Continue reading