Ask Shirley 1 – Politics and Religion in Puerto Rico with an Example

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Shirley Rivera is the Founder and President of the Ateístas de Puerto Rico. The intent is to learn about Puerto Rican atheism and culture, as an educational series. Here we talk about politics and religion in Puerto Rico with an example, and more. *Interview conducted around the … Continue reading

Press Release: Atheists Release Report Highlighting the Discriminatory Practice of Prayer in the BC Legislature

By British Columbia Humanist Association (Vancouver, BC) — Today, BC Humanist Association (BCHA) released a groundbreaking report entitled “House of Prayer: An Analysis of Prayers in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, 2003-2019.” The report details the discriminatory and exclusionary nature of prayer in the BC Legislature, and is part … Continue reading

An Inconvenient Decision

By Robert Hamilton Robert Hamilton is an atheist and Lead Administrator and Moderator of Atheist Republic Ottawa Consulate, member of the Board of Directors of the Humanist Association of Ottawa, and member of the Centre For Inquiry Canada — Ottawa Chapter and amateur Street Epistemologist. Meet John Chapman. John is … Continue reading

By Way of Re-Introduction: Note, “International Humanist and Ethical Union” Became “Humanists International”

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen The International Humanist and Ethical Union or IHEU was founded in 1952 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, by Julian Huxley, Jaap van Praag, Harold Blackham (Humanists International, 2019a). Humanism, as a philosophy and lifestance, needs little introduction to the community of readers here. The American Ethical Union, American Humanist … Continue reading

And now, a word from our sponsors…

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen In the work at Canadian Atheist, we have a series of “Links,” “Podcasts,” and “Organizations.” These, as far as I can discern, amount to associates – wonderful ones – of Canadian Atheist, who may not be known by some of the national freethought community. They’re listed … Continue reading

Short Reflections on Secularism w/ Dr. Herb Silverman

“The short text divides into three sections with “Introduction to Herb,” “Ask Herb,” and “Ask Dr. Silverman.” Each built in terms of complexity with the first as a biography of Silverman; the second as an educational series on secular activism in a dialogue format with Silverman; and the third as … Continue reading

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