Interview with Gavin Riley on the University of New Hampshire Secular Student Alliance

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Gavin Riley is a persistent student at the University of New Hampshire. Our focus here, today, is on the ways in which even for the best of efforts; the student groups and secular initiatives can fail. Our aim is to provide a lens on the honest failures … Continue reading

‘Closet Atheists’ Abound in America

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back. — Atheists are disliked in America – constantly denigrated in public surveys – which … Continue reading

Ask Mandisa 41 – Maturation

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mandisa Thomas, a native of New York City, is the founder and President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Although never formally indoctrinated into belief, Mandisa was heavily exposed to Christianity, Black Nationalism, and Islam. As a child she loved reading, and enjoyed various tales of Gods from different … Continue reading

Many, Many, Many Gods

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back. — “Man is certainly stark mad; he cannot make a worm, yet … Continue reading

Ask SASS 9 – Keeping Expectations Realistic

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen This is an ongoing and new series devoted to the South African Secular Society (SASS) and South African secularism. The Past President, Jani Schoeman, and the Current President, Rick Raubenheimer, and the current Vice-President, Wynand Meijer, will be taking part in this series to illuminate these facets … Continue reading

Ask Shirley 4 – Breaking the Commonwealth’s Cultural Backs for the ‘Commonweal’

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 the gender roles in Puerto Rico. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, we have been talking about … Continue reading

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