Ask Kwabena 4 – Logistics, Events, Maintenance

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Kwabena “Michael” Osei-Assibey is the President of the Humanist Association of Ghana. We will be conducting this educational series to learn more about humanism and secularism within Ghana. Here we talk about logistics, events, and maintenance. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Let’s say you’re going to pitch a new event idea … Continue reading

Ask Takudzwa 8 – Upcoming Resources by and for Zimbabwean Humanists

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Takudzwa Mazwienduna is the informal leader of Zimbabwean Secular Alliance and a member of the Humanist Society of Zimbabwe. This educational series will explore secularism in Zimbabwe from an organizational perspective, and some more. Here we talk about the humanist community, safety concerns, private communication, public communications platforms, … Continue reading

Interview with Kamugasha Louis – Executive Director, Freedom Center-Uganda

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Kamugasha Louis is the Executive Director of the Freedom Center-Uganda. Here we talk about his life, work, and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was early life like for you, e.g., geography, culture, language, religion or lack thereof, education, and family structure and dynamics? Kamugasha Louis: I’m Kamugasha … Continue reading

In Conversation with Dr. Leo Igwe on the Responsibility of Recognition

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Leo Igwe is the founder of the Nigerian Humanist Movement and former Western and Southern African representative of the International Humanist and Ethical Union. He is among the most prominent African non-religious people from the African continent. When he speaks, many people listen in a serious … Continue reading

The Heinous Depths of Superstition

Superstition has always been a word that has represented for me the mostly laughable, absurd and meaningless quirks of personality in people I’ve known.  Rituals, observances and attitudes that were mostly harmless and mostly forgettable.  Like most people (I think), I have tended to ignore and sometimes humour other people’s superstitions. My attitude of … Continue reading

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