Category Archives: Culture and media

Posts about the creative arts (music, writing, video, comics, dance, and more); the media and the way it presents information; culture more broadly, such as the way people think and act in society; and generally the way ideas and opinions are expressed and shared.

Exemption from Religious Indoctrination: “God helps those who help themselves”

by | September 9, 2021

By Fotis Frangopoulos (Greece) Another decision by the Ministry of Education and Religions was recently issued in Greece to regulate exemptions from the ‘lesson’ on religion in schools. It is the second decision in two months and the latest in a long series of decisions and circulars on the same subject. And once again the… Read more »

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Ask Jon 25: Hope for the Best, Expect the Worst

by | June 3, 2021

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about Election Day 2020. *Interview conducted on October 26, 2020.* Scott Jacobsen: Off tape, you said something. Was it an older Yiddish phrase. Okay, Jon, why did we come to you stating that particular quote? Engel: Well,… Read more »

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Indi’s alternative holiday playlist – 2020 – Summary

by | December 21, 2020

2020’s playlist was a return to the standard formula, after the retrospective format I used for 2019’s list. There weren’t a lot of new entries, and many of those were songs that are likely to become overplayed favourites in years to come.

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