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.

Fundamentalist Intolerance

by | October 3, 2021

By James Haught Across America, right-wing politicians pass “religious freedom” laws that have a single purpose: to let narrow-minded believers discriminate against gays — an intolerance that is illegal for other people under human rights laws. In other words, only born-again Christians are allowed to express prejudice and hostility, while other Americans live by kinder standards. Actually,… Read more »

Does God Exist?

by | September 26, 2021

By James Haught Well, it depends on what you mean by God. The universe is a maze of mysteries. How can gravity — an invisible, unexplainable force — pull the Milky Way into a spiral? How can atoms contain such awesome power that an amount of matter smaller than a dime produced the energy in the bomb that killed… Read more »

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 »