Ask Shingai 1 – Zimbabwean Non-Theism

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Interview with Shingai Rukwata Ndoro is the Interim Chairperson of the Humanist Society of Zimbabwe. We will explore the nature of theism and non-theism, and so on, in the context of Zimbabwe for this educational series. Here we talk about Zimbabwe and non-theism. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What … Continue reading

Ask Takudzwa 4 – African State-Wide Alliances

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Takudzwa Mazwienduna is the informal leader of Zimbabwean Secular Alliance. This educational series will explore secularism in Zimbabwe from an organizational perspective. Here we talk about African state-wide secular alliances. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Often, humanist and feminist organizations remain allies. Are they allies in Zimbabwe? If so, … Continue reading

Ask an Abortion Doula 5 – “Why do you have to drive around Alberta? I thought we [Canadians] could get abortions anywhere.”

Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson is an abortion doula and Ph.D. student in religious studies at the University of Alberta. She is the author of the Humanist Ceremonies Handbook (Humanist Press, 2018) and the upcoming The Companion: An Abortion Doula Handbook. You can visit her at her website www.electriceelpond.com.  Here we talk about accessibility. By Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson August 2019 … Continue reading

Ask Mandisa 34 – Invitations, Platforms, Dialogues

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mandisa Thomas is the Founder of Black Nonbelievers, Inc (Twitter & Facebook). One of the largest, if the not the largest, organization for African-American or black nonbelievers & atheists in the United States. The organization is intended to give secular fellowship, provide nurturance and support for nonbelievers, encourage a sense of … Continue reading

Interview with Kevin Feng Chin Wen – Taiwanese Youth Humanist Activist and Writer

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Kevin Feng Chin Wen is a Taiwanese Youth Humanist Activist and Writer. Here we talk about the secular movement in Southeast Asia/East Asia. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: You have been actively involved in the secular movement in Southeast Asia/East Asia for several years. There have been social and … Continue reading

Ask Mubarak 3 – Better Than a Candle: Humanism as a Light in the Ethical Night

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mubarak Bala is the President of the Humanist Association of Nigeria. We will be conducting this educational series to learn more about humanism and secularism within Nigeria. Here we talk about Nigerian freethought and freedom of expression. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Humanism seems to wring the supernaturalism out of … Continue reading

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