Ask Jon 14 – ‘It’s not then. It’s today.’

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about American social issues. *Interview conducted on June 15, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Today, we are going to talk about a letter to the editor of The New York Times by … Continue reading

Ask Mandisa 44 – One Human ‘Race,’ or Species

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mandisa Thomas, a native of New York City, is the founder and President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Although never formally indoctrinated into belief, Mandisa was heavily exposed to Christianity, Black Nationalism, and Islam. As a child she loved reading, and enjoyed various tales of Gods from different … Continue reading

‘Closet Atheists’ Abound in America

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. — Atheists are disliked in America – constantly denigrated in public surveys – which … Continue reading

Religion Is Dying – No Conspiracy Needed

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. — A right-wing Internet outfit called Newsmax is buying full-page newspaper ads … Continue reading

Ask Mandisa 37 – “Music is Very Sacred”

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mandisa Thomas, a native of New York City, is the founder and President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Although never formally indoctrinated into belief, Mandisa was heavily exposed to Christianity, Black Nationalism, and Islam. As a child she loved reading, and enjoyed various tales of Gods from different … Continue reading

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