National Secular Society
The National Secular Society is a British campaigning organisation that promotes secularism and the separation of church and state. It holds that no-one should gain advantage or disadvantage because of their religion or lack of religion. It was founded by Charles Bradlaugh in 1866. The society is a member organisation of the International Humanist and Ethical Union, and endorses the Amsterdam Declaration 2002.
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Famous quotes containing the words society, national and/or secular:
“Now different races and nationalities cherish different ideals of society that stink in each others nostrils with an offensiveness beyond the power of any but the most monstrous private deed.”
—Rebecca West (18921983)
“Not one of our national officers ever has had a dollar of salary. I retire on full pay!”
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“... the generation of the 20s was truly secular in that it still knew its theology and its varieties of religious experience. We are post-secular, inventing new faiths, without any sense of organizing truths. The truths we accept are so multiple that honesty becomes little more than a strategy by which you manage your tendencies toward duplicity.”
—Ann Douglas (b. 1942)