What makes (should make…) Europe unique is that we all support shared values. That is especially true for the historic arch enemies England, France and Germany. Today’s terror act shows once again that the United Kingdom is part of Europe. Every humanist in Europe must not just think about how we can protect refugees, but also (and maybe even more) how we humanists can protect ourselves from those who trample all over human rights. Probably, we’ll have to choose the lesser evil.
If humanistic societies don’t protect themselves, nobody will be there to protect everybody else.
The United Kingdom is part of the EU and should stay with the EU. Together we are strong. ONLY together.
(ed. note: There’s also an initial blog entry “Europe used to be a community of values” that is not yet translated to English)