Daily Archives: January 15, 2018

Street Epistemology: Friendly Questioning of Beliefs

by | January 15, 2018

An opportunity for me to practice a conversational technique called “Street Epistemology” (SE) fell into my lap a while ago via the Canadian Atheist Facebook page when someone named Dillon asked us/me a question. SE is a non-confrontational conversational technique (not a debate) to try and get your partner to evaluate the reliability of the method… Read more »

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Conversation on Humanism, Irreligiosity, and Education in Nigeria with Dr. Leo Igwe — Session 3

by | January 15, 2018

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Leo Igwe is the founder of the Nigerian Humanist Movement and former Western and Southern African representative of the International Humanist and Ethical Union. He holds a Ph.D. from the Bayreuth International School of African Studies at the University of Bayreuth in Germany, having earned a graduate degree in Philosophy from the University of Calabar in Nigeria. In this… Read more »

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61st Commission on the Status of Women

by | January 15, 2018

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen At the United Nations (UN), on March 17, in their headquarters in New York, the secretary-general Antonio Guterres along with other high-ranking officials within the UN, such as the executive director of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, discussed, and emphasized the need for, women’s international parity with men. Secretary-General António Guterres holds a town hall meeting… Read more »

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