Image Credit: Good Free Photos. By Scott Douglas Jacobsen In some ways, coming out gay is so 80s, the new coming out, likely, is as someone without a formal religion. This can be in media. This can be in politics. This can be education and within families. No matter … Continue reading
Image Credit: Max Pixel. By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “FREDERICTON — Governor General Julie Payette, who faced criticism for a speech last week that some said mocked people of faith, praised Canada’s tolerance and freedom of religion Tuesday. She told the New Brunswick legislature that Canada is in a fortunate position … Continue reading
Image Credit: Pixnio. According to Reuters, circa 2012, those who lack formal religion, atheists, or the unbelievers, face bias (Evans, 2012). The bias can manifest in discrimination to outright persecution of atheists. Those atheists in Islamic countries, apparently, face the most brutal treatment by both the government as well as … Continue reading
The latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) results placed Brazil in its deepest economic level ever, according to Reuters. In 2016, Brazilian economy shrunk 3.6%, following a 3.5% fall in 2015.
Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What are the demographics for humanism in Greece? Because most of the population is Greek Orthodox. Angelos Sofocleous: According to the latest Pew report, 90% of the Greek population identifies themselves as a member of the Greek Orthodox Church. It has to be stressed, however, that many … Continue reading