The Inhumanity of Humanism

Dear Friends,

Most of you will have heard news coverage of the proposal made by letter to the Scottish Parliament jointly from the Humanist Society Scotland and the Church of Scotland to (I quote): “remove reference to ‘religious observance’ in the Education (Scotland) Act 1980, and…send a clear message that no one particular belief system is valued over any other… The change to a more equal and inclusive ‘time for reflection’ would bring legislation into line with modern views

Both the Church of Scotland and the Humanist Society Scotland also believe that requiring external visitors to schools to agree with the equality and diversity policy…would ameliorate situations which have arisen in the past.” …This suggestion reflects a desire of both the Church and the Humanist Society Scotland…to search for common ground on which they can journey together”. [italics mine]