An Interview with Wade Kaardal, Chairperson of the Asian Working Group for IHEYO

Was there a family background in humanism and skepticism? To be honest, no. My family, being ethnically Norwegian, has strong ties to the Lutheran church, going back generations. My great grandfather was a missionary in Africa. Of course, he was an older kind of missionary, meaning his mission was in … Continue reading

An Interview with James Croft, Leader of The Ethical Society of St. Louis

Was there a family background in humanism? I grew up in a nonreligious home, and although neither of my parents identified explicitly as humanists, humanist values were very much a part of how I was raised. Both my parents are extremely nonjudgmental and supportive of the fair and equal treatment … Continue reading

On Atheism, Interview with Rome Bethea – Administrator, Atheists

Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons. Rome Bethea is an administrator of an atheist Facebook group: Atheists. Here, I ask him some questions about background, views, and hopes. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Let’s dive little bit into your background. What was family life like? Was religion a big part of it? What were … Continue reading

Renton Patterson – President, Civil Rights in Public Education

Image Credit: Pexels. Renton Patterson is the President of Civil Rights in Public Education (CRIPE). Here we talk about the history of the separate school system, violation of the Charter, the International Convention on Civil and Political Rights, and more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Why is there a separate school system in the first … Continue reading

Conversation with Prof. Imam Syed Soharwardy – Founder, Islamic Supreme Council of Canada and Muslims Against Terrorism

Image Credit: Islamic Supreme Council of Canada. Prof. Imam Soharwardy is the founder of Muslims Against Terrorism (MAT). He founded MAT in Calgary in January 1998. He is also the founder of Islamic Supreme Council of Canada (ISCC).  Imam Soharwardy is the founder of the first ever Dar-ul-Aloom in Calgary, Alberta … Continue reading

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