Wealth, Health, Happiness and Holiness – The Vision and SIN of Nicola Sturgeon

Nicola Sturgeon recently gave a Ted Talk which is interesting, revealing and a real help in understanding where some of our political and cultural leaders are heading.  It’s only ten minutes but well worth listening to…   The message is simple and compelling.  We can no longer measure our country’s success by GDP (Gross Domestic Product).  We need to think about how happy and healthy … Continue reading Wealth, Health, Happiness and Holiness – The Vision and SIN of Nicola Sturgeon

Down’s syndrome and the sum of human happiness

This article was first published on Christian Today  If you do nothing else this week pass on this article and the video within it. With the negative side of humanity being so evident on the internet, sometimes it does us good to see the good that can come from the right use of this marvellous tool of communication. The video produced for World Down Syndrome Day on March 21 … Continue reading Down’s syndrome and the sum of human happiness

Solomon and the secret of happiness – wisdom from Ecclesiastes

This article was first published in Christian Today  Happy New Year. What does it mean? We know the New Year bit, but what exactly is a Happy New Year? Pharrell Williams’ ‘Happy’ is the best-selling single of all time. (Because I’m happy) Clap along if you feel like a room without a roof (Because I’m happy) Clap along if you feel like happiness is the … Continue reading Solomon and the secret of happiness – wisdom from Ecclesiastes

How Can I be Happy? – A Response to Stephen Fry

We are in the middle of our Solas Connect training week – with people from all over Europe (Poland, Ukraine, Greece, Italy, Norway, Denmark, Belarus, Scotland).  One of the tasks we gave people was responding to one of Stephen Fry’s cartoon videos for the Humanist Society – How can I be Happy?   Peter Byrom came up with the above video which I think is … Continue reading How Can I be Happy? – A Response to Stephen Fry

Quantum of Solas 43 – Martin Shkreli | Shakira & the Pope | George Osborne & China | Happiness | Satanism into schools? | Freedom from religion

http://www.solas-cpc.org/wp/2015/10/quantum-43/ In this weeks Quantum we look at Martin Shkreli, Shakira and the Pope, George Osbourne and China, Happiness,  Satanism and schools, Freedom from Religion. Enjoy… Continue reading Quantum of Solas 43 – Martin Shkreli | Shakira & the Pope | George Osborne & China | Happiness | Satanism into schools? | Freedom from religion