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Ask An Abortion Doula 11 – “How do you support people from varied cultural/religious backgrounds?”

by | February 8, 2020

By Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson Autumn Reinhardt-Simpson is an abortion doula and Ph.D. student in religious studies at the University of Alberta. She is the author of the Humanist Ceremonies Handbook (Humanist Press, 2018) and the upcoming The Companion: An Abortion Doula Handbook. You can visit her at her website www.electriceelpond.com.  Here she answers a question about the different types of services for… Read more »

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Interview with Vince Hawkins – Author on Secular AA

by | January 10, 2020

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Vince Hawkins is a writer and published author on Secular AA. Here, we talk about his life, work, views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is family background, e.g., geography, culture, language, and religion or lack thereof? Vince Hawkins: I was brought up in Kent in the south of England as the eldest of three… Read more »

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Ask Shirley 6 – Modern Social Movements

by | December 27, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Shirley Rivera is the Founder and President of the Ateístas de Puerto Rico. The intent is to learn about Puerto Rican atheism and culture, as an educational series. Here we talk about modern social movements. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, we are a couple of years or more into the more prominent #MeToo… Read more »

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Ask Dr. O 3 – Concerns of the Human Order: Humanists and Non-Humanists at the United Nations

by | November 20, 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, he grew into a prominent… Read more »

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Clash of Civilizations

by | November 12, 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. — When George W. Bush was president, he said his invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, and the Homeland Security crackdown… Read more »

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Interview with Prosper Mutandadzi – Zimbabwean Author, Filmmaker, Freethinker, & Humanist

by | August 15, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Prosper Mutandadzi is a Member of the freethought community and the budding humanist community in Zimbabwe, and an author and filmmaker. Here we talk about his life, work, and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is family background, e.g., geography, culture, language, and religion or lack thereof? Prosper Mutandadzi: I grew up… Read more »

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