Tag Archives: Denmark

Interview with Simon Nielsen Ørregaard – Chairman, The Atheistic Society of Denmark

by | December 15, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Simon Nielsen Ørregaard is the Chairman of the Atheist Society. Here we talk about his background, work, views, and more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Naturally, let’s start on the foundation of family for yourself. What is family geography, culture, language, and religion or lack thereof? Simon Nielsen Ørregaard: Well, my family is… Read more »

Interview with Abderrahmane M’hiri – Ex-Muslim

by | April 2, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Abderrahmane M’hiri is an ex-Muslim. Here we talk about his journey, in brief. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How did you grow up? Abderrahmane M’hiri: I have grown up in a Muslim country and society in a Muslim family. Jacobsen: What was upbringing for you? M’hiri: I began to question since a young age… Read more »

Weekly Update: to

by | February 25, 2017

Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 18-Feb-2017 to 24-Feb-2017.

We Are Charlie; We Are Copenhagen; We Are Halifax

by | February 17, 2015

Anyone who has been following the news knows Two people have been killed and five injured in twin shootings in the Danish capital [Copenhagen], with one attack targeting a cultural centre hosting a debate on Islam and free speech and the other a synagogue. What may be less well known is Nova Scotia police say… Read more »

A Sappho Award For Ezra Levant

by | March 14, 2014

A couple of weeks ago the indispensable and insufferable Ezra Levant was given a Sappho Award by a Danish organization called, in English, The Free Press Society. The Society proclaims Sappho to be the Muse of Free Speech, although in practice they seem to be employing her more as the Muse of Speech that Irritates… Read more »