Daily Archives: November 13, 2019

Ask SASS 9 – Keeping Expectations Realistic

by | November 13, 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 to… Read more »

Ask Shirley 4 – Breaking the Commonwealth’s Cultural Backs for the ‘Commonweal’

by | November 13, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Shirley Rivera is the Founder and President of the Ateístas de Puerto Rico. The intent is to learn about Puerto Rican atheism and culture, as an educational series. Here we talk about the gender roles in Puerto Rico. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, we have been talking about gender perspectives around religion, around… Read more »

The Baffling Era of Religious Suicide-Massacres

by | November 13, 2019

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back. — Osama bin Laden achieved a remarkable feat: He mobilized the power of religion to spur devout… Read more »