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Your report of the World of Belief project (TES, January 5) omits the fact that this ambitious series of television programmes ignores beliefs which do not involve supernatural religion.

Just like the education about belief which is imposed on schools by law and enforced through the national curriculum and local agreed syllabuses, the education about belief which is offered to schools by the BBC actually ignores the beliefs of about a third of the people in the country. What kind of education is this?

NICOLAS WALTER Rationalist Press Association 88 Islington High Street London N1

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