Ask Jon 18 – The Times They Are a-Changin’

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about the demographic projections influencing current political reactionary moves. *Interview conducted on September 21, 2020.* — Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, you’ve been reading your hometown newspaper, which is regular for those who … Continue reading

Ask Gary 2 – “Humanism supports democracy and human rights.”

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Gary McLelland is the Chief Executive of Humanists International: “Gary joined Humanists International in February 2017. Before this he worked for the Humanist Society Scotland since 2013 as Head of Communications and Public Affairs. He has also previously served as a Board member of the European Humanist Federation based in … Continue reading

Ask Professor Burge 5 – The Trump Administration, Atheists and Jewish Peoples, and Sexual Partners

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Professor Ryan Burge‘s website states: “I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science as well as the Graduate Coordinator at Eastern Illinois University. I teach in a variety of areas, including American institutions, political behavior, and research methods. My research focuses largely on the intersection between … Continue reading

Ask Jon 17 – Synonymization Fit for Political Purposes

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about the National Democratic Convention. *Interview conducted on August 24, 2020.* — Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, it’s hot over there. It’s rainy and muggy over here, hence the British part. There was … Continue reading

The Birth of Freethought

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. — (Dec. 2, 2019 – Daylight Atheism) The war between science and … Continue reading

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