An Interview with Kwaku Adusei Founder – The Common Sense Foundation

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen *This interview edited for clarity and readability.* Scott Jacobsen: How did you first find and become involved in Humanism? What makes it more or less true to you as a worldview? Kwaku Adusei: It has been a long time. Somewhere in 1999, I was interested in the Bible. I … Continue reading

George Ongere on the Center for Inquiry in Kenya

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Jacobsen: To begin, do you have any prefaces to the conversation today? George Ongere: When I was growing, my mother believed something was wrong with me. I was the only child in the family who could not succeed in cramming the catechism to graduate and eat the … 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

Diego Fontanive on EOF, Memetics, and Critical Thinking

Diego Fontanive founded EOF. His background is in sociology, psychology, and critical thinking. Here we talk, briefly, about some of his background and work. By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is your background, so people know where you’re coming from? Diego Fontanive: I never had a religious background. Nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 31-Dec-2016 to 6-Jan-2017.

Science and Sensationalism: Fukushima and the Myth of the Giant Squid | MyScienceAcademy

My Science Academy posted a well written article called Science and Sensationalism: Fukushima and the Myth of the Giant Squid today. It debunks some ridiculous internet claims concerning Fukushima, radioactivity and giant squids. These claims wouldn’t become viral sensations if people exercised critical thinking. One of the most important skills you can … Continue reading

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