Climate change: why we don’t care about it

Climate change concerns around three-quarters of Americans, if you take a recent poll at face value: American women are far more concerned than men about climate change (51% of women see it as a very serious problem vs. only 39% of men). They are also more likely to believe it will affect them personally (36% Read More …

Secularism is marching forward; read why

Secularism or religion? Certainly religion is dominating our TV screens at the moment with its message that fanatical Islam and Isis is rising. So you’d be forgiven if you came to the conclusion that far from dying out religion is actually growing. But it appears that the opposite is true; in fact it is humanists who Read More …

Why you can say goodbye to tolerance

Is this the end for tolerance? On the evening of 13 November 2015, a series of coordinated terrorist attacks, consisting of mass shootings, suicide bombings, and hostage-taking, occurred in Paris and its northern suburb, Saint-Denis. Three suicide bombers exploded outside the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, along with another suicide bombing and mass shootings at four Read More …