Janet French on the Catholic Education System

Image Credit: PxHere. Janet French is a Reporter for the Edmonton Journal. Here we talk about Catholic education and the sex ed curriculum. By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How did they currently come to the controversy in sex ed? What is some of the history of it? Janet French: It … Continue reading

Practice What You Preach: ‘The Global Gag’ as Moral Reflection

Of the perennial ethical precepts in the world, the Golden Rule stands ‘head and shoulders’ above the others in terms of durability and consistency across time and culture, respectively. Religious institutions, formal or informal, preach the ethic. Secular ethical frameworks advocate for it, too. Right into the present, it is presented as an ideal. … Continue reading

Conversation with Sophie Shulman, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sci. – Director, CFI-Victoria

Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Sophie Shulman, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sci. is the Director of CFI-Victoria. I wrote two articles based on two petitions by and for CFI-Victoria. I reached out to Dr. Shulman for an interview. She agreed. By the way, she is retired. By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: … Continue reading

Humanists Should Value Privacy and Security

Humanism aims for the full development of all people. To that end, I think all Humanists should intensely value privacy and security, including internet security. Privacy is the ability to keep things to yourself, like a journal, or only to people who should access it, like communication between you and … Continue reading

Extended Interview with Pat O’Brien: Ex-President of Humanist Canada and the British Columbia Humanist Association

In terms of geography, culture, and language, where does your family background reside? Vancouver B.C. Your biographic information from the Center for Inquiry Canada (CFIC/CFI Canada) website describes brief personal information about the pivotal moment for your transformation into a skeptic mentality, as follows: At the age of 8 when … Continue reading

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