Interview with Mark A. Yuskis (with Jeanette Carter and Caryl Lyons): Co-Founder/Coordinator, UUSIC Secular Humanists (Iowa City, Iowa)

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mark A. Yuskis is the Co-Founder/Coordinator of the UUSIC Secular Humanists from Iowa City, Iowa. Jeannette Carter and Caryl Lyons are part of the same community. Here we talk about some of their lives, and much of their work and community. *Please see Appendix I for the … Continue reading

Interview with Edd Doerr – CEO, Americans for Religious Liberty

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Edd Doerr was the CEO of Americans for Religious Liberty. He was in this position since 1982. He was the author of a number of books including My Life as a Humanist. He was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Rockville, Maryland. Here we talk … Continue reading

Interview with Musa Abu Hashash – Field Researcher (Hebron District), B’Tselem

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Musa Abu Hashash is a Field Researcher (Hebron District) for B’Tselem/ The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories. The organizational name, “B’Tselem,” comes from the Member of Knesset, Yossi Sarid, as an allusion to “And God created humankind in His image. In the … Continue reading

Ask Terry 1 – The Heart and Mind of a Secular Jewish Life

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Terry Waslow, M.B.A. Executive Director is the Executive Director (former Board Chair) of the Congress of Secular Jewish Organizations and a Board Member of the International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism. Terry’s Master’s degree in Business Administration is focused on Nonprofits, while her undergraduate degree is in Human Services/Counseling.  … Continue reading

Interview with Dr. Peter Singer – Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University & Laureate Professor, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, University of Melbourne

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen With long-awaited and great pleasure, I am introducing or bringing one of the most well-known and controversial ethicists (and atheists) in the (current) modern world, Professor Peter Singer, to Canadian Atheist. Singer is the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values … Continue reading

Bwambale Musubaho Robert Discusses Humanism and Schooling in Uganda

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Bwambale Musubaho Robert is the School Director of the Kasese Humanist School (Rukoki/Muhokya/Kahendero). Here we talk about his life, views, and work. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How do Humanists get stereotyped in primary and second schools? Robert Bwambale: People think humanists are devilish, satanic, devil worshipper, ritualistic, non-believers, … Continue reading

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