By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: You are Burundian, but have fled, recently. Why? Aloys Habonimana: In 2015, Burundi is fallen and in a political crisis, when the president wanted to stay in power illegally; the opposition parties and civil organizations were against that. I as a person who started to understand the importance of living… Read more »
Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 24-Mar-2018 to 30-Mar-2018.
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What are your main concerns for the secular community off campus, in society that is, now? Karen Loethen: Oh, Scott, so many. I’ll try to keep my capitalizations down to a minimum. Lol I have HUGE concern for the many ways that the religious right has put institutional religion into… Read more »
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is family background — geography, culture, language, religion/irreligion, and education? Karen Loethen: Thanks, Scott. I come from a small town in Illinois, just your basic homogeneously white, lower-income Christian small town. My family didn’t really practice religion much until I was in my younger teens. My own parents come… Read more »
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Faisal Saeed Al Mutar founded the Global Secular Humanist Movement and Ideas Beyond Borders. He is an Iraqi refugee, satirist, and human rights activist. He is also a columnist for Free Inquiry. Here, we continue to talk about the meaning of backlash movements. Jacobsen: So, before, we talked about some issues regarding… Read more »
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: You are Burundian, but have fled, recently. Why? Clovis Munezero: I am Burundian, but recently I have fled my country. When I saw that my life was in danger, my friends were killed; my companions jailed, some of my family disappeared and others imprisoned; I have reason to flee… Read more »