Channel4. ‘The Genius of Charles Darwin’ Richard Dawkins. Out of the great darkness of ‘religion and superstition’ and into the light (History, Evolution, & Cosmology – HEC). "Some science (all) teachers in GB are ‘running scared’", as no doubt they will be in many other countries!" The wonder at our ‘natural world’ and our ‘closeness’ and ‘connectedness’ to it, being far greater than any superstition or religion; giving personal first class comfort instead of all the second class imagined ‘horrors’, which some parents, families and students prefer. Why not challenge them! http://www.channel4.com/science/microsites/F/famelab/ Ref, ‘The Proper Structuralised View of the World’ or ‘The Proper Structuralized View of the World’. ‘The Structural World View’ – Dawkins. This is missing in a large proportion of the world’s people. Therefore, and more so today (globalisation); we continue to live in the very unpredictable, frightening and "unstable world of unreason". A ‘new age of superstition’ being just around the corner – "the rational intelligence only just being able to prove itself over the irrational". Ref, J.Bronowski.
Why Dawkins is right and his critics are wrong: http://www.secularism.org.uk/100386.html
UK Parliament. MP’s, ‘Oath to Queen’ (loyalty oath) ‘not to you’, challenged, at last! http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7562949.stm Demonstrating – Labour’s leading the way (consistently) for ‘challenge and change’.
Europe had maintained the philosophy of force, and had built up hatreds and fears, and alliances, over the heads of the peoples whom they inflamed with passion or duped lies.
"The Same Words"
Supernatural science: Why we want to believe. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/26268698/
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"It is probably true that in general, the higher the education of the individual becomes, the more their views are differentiated. If we wish to find a high degree of uniformity and similarity of outlook, we have to descend to the regions of lower moral and intellectual standards, where the more primitive and common taste prevail. This does not mean that the majority of people have low moral standards, it merely means that the largest group of people whose values are very similar are the people with low standards. It is, as it were, the ‘lowest common denominator’, which unites the largest number of people". F.A. Hayek. Nobel Prize Winner. Economics.
But, Fergus Stokes, a former priest turned humanist, said that Christians and other believers were trying to have it both ways: "Either God has a hand in the fishbowl, in which case you can pray to him, or he doesn’t."
"There is some kind of inbuilt desire to hang on to supernatural forces. More and more, religion is not working for people and supernatural explanations rarely help." http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2005/jan/03/tsunami2004.world
In Search of Mr Average, believes in "some sort of a God" and lives in Swindon. He is, what is called, "The Lowest Common Denominator" i.e., "The greatest (largest) amount of people sharing…"’The Road to Serfdom’ F.A.Hayek in the UK.
2011 Census Data http://luckyme0.spaces.live.com/blog/cns!A18BF3FCC5E126A2!1906.entry
Humanists and most people in GB (67% don’t want Church or Faith Schools and 86% think that Religion does more harm than good) ‘appalled’ that ‘creationism’ is taught in more than 40 schools at the taxpayers expense (I bet, in most of all Nursery Schools – emotionally simple and appealing; the formative years; lower qualified teaching staff)! Ref, "Money in muck and plenty of it" and, "The Westminster Money Planet". http://www.humanism.org.uk/site/cms/newsarticleview.asp?article=2464 And, the ‘Regulations on Spiritualism’ Act of Parliament and the Law UK. The (appalling) Facts about creationism in British Schools – The Department of Children, Schools and Families, have been asked by the BHA to use their power to require Ofsted to investigate the possibility of "schools covering up creationism". The investigation and report was conducted by More4 News!