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Statement from the Scottish Secular Society

Posted by on 5 May, 2017 | 0 comments

Statement from the Scottish Secular Society

We are here to support our neighbours, family and friends through this horrible attack, through the rebuilding of our lives together, towards a future that continues to be better than before.

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Theos | Secular Wales/Cymru Seciwlar

Posted by on 5 May, 2017 | 0 comments

Theos | Secular Wales/Cymru Seciwlar

The important question is: What are the roots of morality and justice now that we have (in Wales) a (nearly) secular society?

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Welcome Our New Board for the 2017-18 year!

Posted by on 4 April, 2017 | 0 comments

Welcome Our New Board for the 2017-18 year!

  Following our Annual General Meeting last night we have a new board! In our fifth year, the campaign for increased secularism in Scottish society continues. The Scottish Secular Society provides a strong secular voice, advocating a more cohesive, rational and equal society- in which both freedom of and freedom from religion are respected. We’d like to thank two board members who have reluctantly stood down due to pressing life commitments; Douglas McLellan, former Vice Chair, and Steffy Heggarty, our former Interfaith Officer. They’ve contributed immensely to the Society and we wish them...

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New Members Features

Posted by on 3 March, 2017 | 0 comments

New Members Features

Welcome to the Scottish Secular Society’s new membership feature. The MEMBERS BLOG is the place where SSS members can publish their own writings, thoughts, pictures, etc, about secularism, Scotland, and their time with the SSS. The SSS members blog forum is more flexible than the standard social media platform. We hope you enjoy your time here, and the growing collection of publications from our members.

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Welcome to our new site

Posted by on 3 March, 2017 | 0 comments

Welcome to our new site

The Scottish Secular Society formed as a campaign organisation in 2013, by a group of local parents.   We have grown from that small gathering to a Scotland-wide, national society that lobbies on issues of religion and the state in Scotland. Today we work closely with a number of local, national, and EU organisations to support human rights, education, and continue to be a strong and prolific voice for the people.   We are a non-profit, independent organisation, run by a team of passionate volunteers, with an international membership. Entering our 5th year, we aim to finalise our charity...

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Religion and the Sexual Revolution in Scotland 1968-1975

Posted by on 3 March, 2017 | 0 comments

Religion and the Sexual Revolution in Scotland 1968-1975

From the mid-twentieth century, a complex series of changes took place across the Western World which became known as the ‘sexual revolution’.

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2017 AGM

Posted by on 3 March, 2017 | 0 comments

2017 AGM

It’s time for our AGM. Open to all members!

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Secularism and Decision Science

Posted by on 3 March, 2017 | 0 comments

Secularism and Decision Science

Secularism and Decision Science: How Does One Inform The Other? Megan Crawford, Chair of the Scottish Secular Society, will offer a brief look at what the field of decision science has to reveal about secularism. Decision science is the study of cognition and behavioural decision making. It encompasses psychology, economics, philosophy, linguistics, and mathematics. Why is secularism appealing to some, but not others? Do politicians in secular states make better decisions overall? What is happening when one shifts from theocratic to secular, or from secular to theocratic? Can decision...

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Are Faith Schools a Good Thing? (audio)

Posted by on 9 September, 2016 | 0 comments

Are Faith Schools a Good Thing? (audio)

The Church of England has made it clear that it wishes to establish hundreds of new Anglican schools over the next 5 years.

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