The religion question in the census seems to be getting far more than its fair share of attention. This year will see campaigns to write “mind your own” in response, to state your religion as “Dudeist” (followers of the Dude from The Big Lebowski) or pagan, and of course the Jedis are still after your support. The biggest campaign, however, comes from the British Humanist Association (BHA), who want you to say that you have no religion, in line with similar campaigns in Ireland, Australia and elsewhere.
In Monday’s response to the question Andrew Copson from the BHA argued that if you are not religious, you should say so. And, of course, he is right. Mouse offers his support to all of these campaigns. If you are a Dudeist, pagan, atheist or a privacy advocate, then you should act as your conscience dictates, and accurately state your convictions.Continue Reading on www.guardian.co.uk