Monthly Archives: June 2019

Interview with Tsung-jen Wu – Asian Working Group (Taiwan), Vice-Chair East Asia, Young Humanists International

by | June 30, 2019

Tsung-jen Wu is the Vice-Chair of East Asia of the Asian Working Group (Taiwan) of Young Humanists International. He is important in the provision of a perspective from East Asia and humanism. In particular, the youth culture of humanism there, in which Taiwan may become an important vanguard – in some ways maintains this status… Read more »

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Ask SASS 4 (Wynand) – From WhatsApp to Telegram and Infinity

by | June 29, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen This is an ongoing and new series devoted to the South African Secular Society (SASS) and South African secularism. The Past President, Jani Schoeman, and the Current President, Rick Raubenheimer, and the current Vice-President, Wynand Meijer, will be taking part in this series to illuminate these facets of South Africa culture… Read more »

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Interview with Gary J. Kirkpatrick – Administrator, “Atheism: The Step That Changes Everything”

by | June 28, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Gary J. Kirkpatrick is the Administrator, “Atheism: The Step That Changes Everything.” Here we talk about his life and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was early life like for you?  Gary J. Kirkpatrick: I was frightened by the possibility of eternal torture for being naughty. Jacobsen: How were religion and faith influential on… Read more »

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Ask Rob 6 – Evil in Action and in Inaction, Choose Wisely: Secular History Rediscovered

by | June 27, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Rob Boston is the Editor of Church & State (Americans United for Separation of Church and State). Here we talk about legal training, human rights, and more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: If ordinary citizens want to learn about the history of grassroots work for the improvement of conditions in their locale, where should they start?… Read more »

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Interview with Rev. Helen Tervo – Vicar, St. Andrew’s Anglican Church

by | June 26, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen I wanted to explore some of the world of different Christian leaders, small and big. However, I wanted to report less on those and more in their own words. These will be published, slowly, over time. This, I trust, may open dialogue and understanding between various communities. Of course, an interview… Read more »

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