Bill Graham is Dead at Age 99

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen William Franklin Graham Jr., KBE, known as “Billy Graham,” was born on November 7, 1918 in Charlotte, North Carolina in the United States (US). He died on February 21, 2018 in Montreat, North Carolina in the US. Bill Graham was an Evangelical Christian (BBC News, 2018). … Continue reading

2017 in Review with Professor David Orenstein

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. David Orenstein is a Professor of Anthropology at the City University of New York, and author of “Godless Grace: How Nonbelievers are making the world safer, richer and kinder.” He can be reached at dorenstein@mec.cuny.edu. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Let us take a look back at 2017, … Continue reading

Diego Fontanive on Critical Thinking and Psychobabble

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Diego Fontanive founded EOF. His background is in sociology, psychology, and critical thinking. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Most people would not disagree with the idea that they have the right way to look at the world. How does EOF as a project and as a set oft … Continue reading

Interview with Andrew Seidel – Constitutional Attorney & Director of Strategic Response Freedom From Religion Foundation, Inc.

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was religion or non-religion with regards to family as well as yourself growing up? Andrew Seidel: There wasn’t a whole lot of organized, coerced religion in my household. There was encouraged investigation: go out there and go to temple with your Jewish friends, … Continue reading

In Conversation with Arifur Rahman – Bangladeshi British Secular Humanist Blogger

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Arifur Rahman is a Bangladeshi British Secular Humanist Blogger. Here we explore his own views on Bangladesh and humanistic values. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is the state of humanistic values in Bangladesh? Arifur Rahman: I would say dying, because for humanistic values to flourish you would have to accept … Continue reading

On Humanism with Moses Kamya – Headteacher, Mustard Seed Secular School

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Moses Kamya is the Headteacher of Mustard Seed Secular School in Busota, Uganda. Here we talk about religion and humanism in Uganda. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is your own background in religion – and your own family’s background in it too? Moses Kamya: I was born to a Catholic … Continue reading

WordPress theme: Kippis 1.15