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Rationalist Press Association

The Rationalist Press Association Limited is a publishing organization which, since it was founded in 1899, has distributed millions of books and periodicals throughout the world. It is a company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital. It is currently in dispute with the Department of Education and Science over its registration in Britain as an educational charity.

To promote the study of rational thinking To encourage the spread of rational thinking in human conduct To fight irrationality and superstition wherever they affect human welfare To defend freedom of thought and enquiry, particularly where a rational approach to human affairs may conflict with traditional creeds and beliefs To advance a secular system of education, the main object of which shall be to cultivate in the young moral and intellectual fitness for social life

If you are in agreement with these aims and wish to become a member of the RPA please fill in the application form below. The minimum annual subscription of £2 entitles you to receive Humanist each month. Question 6, to be published in January 1973, and the proceedings of the 1971 Annual Conference, Rationalism: An Answer to the Problems of the 1970s. New members will also receive a complimentary copy of Question 5 (January 1972). A wide range of books is published by the RPA's subsidiary, Pemberton Publishing Company — the latest catalogue will be sent on request.

To the Secretary, RPA Ltd, 88 Islington High Street, London N1 8EW I wish to apply for membership of the Rationalist Press Association Ltd, and I enclose £2 ($6.00) as my subscription for one year from the date of enrolment. I am in agreement with the objects of the Association and undertake to abide by the Rules and Regulations set forth in the Memorandum and Articles of Association (free on request).

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