Daily Archives: January 23, 2018

Friendly Chat with a Filipino Raelian Life Guide

by | January 23, 2018

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jacobsen: To begin, what was life like growing up, developing into adulthood? Kuya Manzano: I was 10 years imprisoned in a Catholic boarding school. So I had ample time to learn how the Bible works and how priests operate. Church in the morning and night, every day. Jacobsen: How did you… Read more »

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An Interview with Professor Michael J. Berntsen — Faculty Advisor, University of North Carolina at Pembroke SSA — Part 1

by | January 23, 2018

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Was there a background in secularism for you? What were some seminal developmental events and realizations in personal life regarding it? Berntsen: While I spent my early teenage years as an active youth leader for St. Cecilia Church in Rockaway, NJ, I started questioning religion once a friend came out as a… Read more »

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Rick Heller of the Humanist Hub, In Conversation

by | January 23, 2018

  By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Humanist Hub was founded on January 1, 1974. What have been some of the main developments in its growth and outreach to, and activities for, the humanist community? Rick Heller: The Humanist Hub was founded as the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard. The founding chaplain, Tom Ferrick focused… Read more »

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Mack Lamoureux interviewed on Canadaland

by | January 23, 2018

There is a great interview on Canadaland about the the experiences of Vice Canada’s Mack Lamoureux. He has made a career of following fringe groups including militants, conspiracy theorists and MRAs. You can find his articles at Vice. Listen to his interview “They Asked Me To Join The Militia” at Canadaland.

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