Microfinancing African Secularism

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen The Brighter Brains Institute or Humanists Global based out of the San Francisco Bay Area, California in the United States of America wants to assist with the development of the atheist community within various African nation-states. This is through microfinancing. Microfinancing or the gifting of microfunds … Continue reading

Building Canada’s professional atheist class

Nearly every atheist and Humanist group in Canada is run entirely by volunteers. The national organizations, Humanist Canada and Centre for Inquiry Canada, each have a single staff member (or contractor). As far as I know I’m the only employee of a regional organization. Atheist Republic (based in Vancouver) might … Continue reading

Interview with Dr. Gad Saad – Professor of Marketing & Concordia University Research Chair in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences and Darwinian Consumption (2008-2018), John Molson School of Business

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Gad Saad is a Professor of Marketing, and was the Concordia University Research Chair in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences and Darwinian Consumption (2008-2018) in the John Molson School of Business. Here we talk about evolution via natural selection, behavioural science, freedom of expression, and more. Scott Douglas … Continue reading

Interview with Izzy Posen – President, Bristol Free Speech Society (University of Bristol)

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Izzy Posen grew up in an Ultra Orthodox community in Stamford Hill. He attended numerous Charedi yeshivas. He left the communities. Now, he is a Jewish educator in the wider Jewish community while continuing university studies. He is the President of the Bristol Free Speech Society at … Continue reading

Ask Mandisa 21 – Helping Versus Saving: Leading and Being Led to Water

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 pride … Continue reading

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