Like or hate NPR, give them credit for finding the words to describe this thing that I can only assume is a tongue-in-cheek mutation of humanism.
You will want to listen to this story. If I hadn't, I'd never have known that in the 2001 U.K. census 390,000 claimed "Jedi" as their national religion in England and Wales.
Graham and Mike, I sincerely look forward to your perspectives on this. And if you could get Paul M. to shed some light, I'd be forever grateful.