Monthly Archives: October 2021

‘White privilege’ makes some uncomfortable

by | October 31, 2021

By James Haught Years ago, I visited my state’s former black mental hospital and fell into conversation with a witty, friendly, black psychiatrist. He taunted me: “You’re a racist, you know.” “No, no, no,” I protested — but he continued: “Just look at yourself: You were born white, male and smart. You could go out into the… Read more »

Ask Jon 39: “That person’s religious beliefs are hurting him and his community.”

by | October 21, 2021

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about changes in the secular New York community with COVID. *Interview conducted July 25, 2021.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Okay, we are back after an approximately three month and three week hiatus with Ask Jon. So, the Biden/Harris… Read more »