Interview with Phiona Ngabirwe – Head Teacher, Kasese Humanist Primary School & Chairperson, Bizoha Women Empowerment Group

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Phiona Ngabirwe is an impressive person. She is the Head Teacher of the Kasese Humanist Primary School in Uganda and the Chairperson of the Bizoha Women Empowerment Group. Here we talk about her work and life, and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was family background? Phiona Ngabirwe: … 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

Some Minor Coverage and Recent News on the Co-Founder of Aware Girls

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Gulalai Ismail lives in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan (Wikipedia, 2019). She is the Co-Founder of Aware Girls with Saba Ismail (a sister), and a human rights activist (Aware Girls, 2019). Her social activism and human rights work exists in a difficult area of the world compared to most … Continue reading

Press Release: Democratic Party embraces nonreligious voters at annual summer meeting

Press Release / August 26, 2019 / Secular Coalition for America The Democratic National Committee (DNC) this past Saturday embraced American nonbelievers for the first time, adopting a resolution that recognizes their contributions to society and to the Democratic Party. This move by the DNC, which was unanimous absent one abstention, demonstrates … Continue reading

Microfinancing African Secularism

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen The Brighter Brains Institute or Humanists Global based out of the San Francisco Bay Area, California in the United States of America wants to assist with the development of the atheist community within various African nation-states. This is through microfinancing. Microfinancing or the gifting of microfunds … Continue reading

Ask Kim 1 – Sir/Madam, We Have a Quest for You

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Kim Newton, M.Litt. is the Executive Director of Camp Quest Inc. (National Support Center). We will learn some more about Camp Quest in an educational series. Here we talk about the popular activities for the kids and more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: With respect to the national organizational … Continue reading

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