Author Archives: Scott Douglas Jacobsen

About Scott Douglas Jacobsen

Scott Douglas Jacobsen is the Founder of In-Sight: Independent Interview-Based Journal and In-Sight Publishing. Jacobsen works for science and human rights, especially women’s and children’s rights. He considers the modern scientific and technological world the foundation for the provision of the basics of human life throughout the world and advancement of human rights as the universal movement among peoples everywhere. You can contact Scott via email, his website, or Twitter.

Personal Freedoms Kill Religion

by | September 19, 2021

By James Haught Why is religion collapsing in all Western democracies — and most rapidly in the United States? A major researcher lists multiple reasons:  — Revulsion by young liberals against the sanctimonious partnership between bigoted white evangelicals and America’s Republican Party.  — Revulsion by nearly everyone, including Catholics, against child molesting by priests.  — Revulsion by nearly everyone, including… Read more »

Secular Power Changing America

by | September 12, 2021

By James Haught Here’s a dramatic example of the growing power of Americans who say their religion is “none”: Last spring, progressives in the Washington state legislature, backed by Planned Parenthood, mandated that all public schools must teach sensible, practical sex education. The goal: to prevent teen pregnancy, reduce sexual disease, save girls from “date… Read more »

Exemption from Religious Indoctrination: “God helps those who help themselves”

by | September 9, 2021

By Fotis Frangopoulos (Greece) Another decision by the Ministry of Education and Religions was recently issued in Greece to regulate exemptions from the ‘lesson’ on religion in schools. It is the second decision in two months and the latest in a long series of decisions and circulars on the same subject. And once again the… Read more »

Ask Takudzwa 33: 2020/2021, Bala, and Zimbabwean Humanists

by | September 8, 2021

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Takudzwa Mazwienduna is the informal leader of Zimbabwean Secular Alliance and a member of the Humanist Society of Zimbabwe. This educational series will explore secularism in Zimbabwe from an organizational perspective, and more. Here we talk about developments for secularism in Zimbabwe in 2020/2021, Mubarak Bala, and Zimbabwean humanists. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What… Read more »

Monstrous Miracles

by | September 5, 2021

By James Haught Passover is horrible. How could anyone celebrate because the Jewish tribal god massacred Egyptian children in a huge infanticide while sparing Hebrew tots? That’s sickening. But there’s little need to fret about it, because the Old Testament account of Exodus is mere fiction. Archeologists find no evidence that Jews ever suffered slavery… Read more »

‘Nones’ Elected Biden-Harris

by | August 29, 2021

By James Haught Americans who say their religion is “none” delivered the White House to the Biden-Harris Democratic ticket in the 2020 election. That’s the conclusion of a top socio-political researcher, Dr. Ryan Burge of Eastern Illinois University. “I think that Joe Biden should thank the ‘nones’ for being the president-elect right now,” Dr. Burge… Read more »