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Ask Jon 39: “That person’s religious beliefs are hurting him and his community.”

by | October 21, 2021

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about changes in the secular New York community with COVID. *Interview conducted July 25, 2021.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Okay, we are back after an approximately three month and three week hiatus with Ask Jon. So, the Biden/Harris… Read more »

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Ask Dr. O 1 – Neither O Magazine Nor Oprah Television: A Humanist Goes to the United Nations

by | November 1, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. David L. Orenstein is a Full Professor of Anthropology at Medgar Evers College of the CUNY (City University of New York) who has authored two books: Godless Grace: How Non-Believers are Making the World Safer Richer and Kinder (2015) and Darwin’s Apostles (2019). In early professional training, Orenstein was a  primatologist,… Read more »

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From High Prestige to Low

by | October 22, 2019

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back. — As religion fades relentlessly in America, evangelical leaders are fighting back. Fundamentalist writers deny that Christianity… Read more »

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America’s Functional Atheism

by | October 20, 2019

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back. Some jokes reveal truths. Remember the quip that “no Christian wants to go to heaven right now“? Obviously,… Read more »

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Mainstream Silence

by | October 16, 2019

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back, as he opens in No Qualms (Ed., published on 2018, July 18, i.e., when he was 86), “I’m quite aware… Read more »

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Feeding 7.7 Billion

by | October 15, 2019

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back, as he opens in No Qualms (Ed., published on 2018, July 18, i.e., when he was 86), “I’m quite aware… Read more »

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