Ask Jon 12 – The Fourth of July

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about July 4th, public safety and health, religion (naturally), education, and more. *Interview conducted on July 6, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: We finished the July 4th celebration for America’s Independence Day. … Continue reading

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Here’s your Canadian Atheist Weekly Update for 23-Nov-2019 to 29-Nov-2019.

Ask Shirley 3 – From Sea to Sun, Gender Roles in Puerto Rico: “la hija del mar y el sol”

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 the gender roles in Puerto Rico. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: The conversation for today will center … Continue reading

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

— 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? … Continue reading

Interview with Tsung-jen Wu – Asian Working Group (Taiwan), Vice-Chair East Asia, Young Humanists International

Tsung-jen Wu is the Vice-Chair of East Asia of the Asian Working Group (Taiwan) of Young Humanists International. He is important in the provision of a perspective from East Asia and humanism. In particular, the youth culture of humanism there, in which Taiwan may become an important vanguard – in … Continue reading

Ask Professor Rosenthal 4 – Princess Statistics: The Fairest of Them All

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Jeffrey S. Rosenthal is a Professor of Statistics at the University of Toronto. Here we talk about critical thinking and Knock on Wood. Here we talk about statistics and education. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How can we make the case for mandatory statistics education? Professor Jeffrey Rosenthal: … Continue reading

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