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Ask Jon 40: Transcendentalist Ethics, or Moral Truncation in Practice

by | November 7, 2021

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about ongoing problems with religious ethics in practice in critical times. *Interview conducted August 30, 2021.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, today we’re going to be focusing on mandates around COVID, and religious institutions and the State. With… Read more »

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Ask Professor Burge 7: The Pandemicon, Pedagogy, and Politics

by | April 15, 2021

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Professor Ryan Burge‘s website states: “I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science as well as the Graduate Coordinator at Eastern Illinois University. I teach in a variety of areas, including American institutions, political behavior, and research methods. My research focuses largely on the intersection between religiosity and political behavior (especially in… Read more »

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Ask Jon 5 – Darkness Trumped by a (Lit) Candle

by | May 26, 2020

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about science, Trump, Fauci, and anti-intellectualism. *Interview conducted on March 23, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, there has been a lot of things going on around Covid-19. In the United States, it is having… Read more »

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