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

Interview with Carl Baker – External Volunteer, Washington State Organizer, Pro-Truth Pledge

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Carl Baker is an External Volunteer and Washington State Organizer for the Pro-Truth Pledge. Here we talk about some of his work and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: We have a mutual contact through the Pro-Truth Pledge. It is a good initiative to raise awareness on the importance … Continue reading

Updates on Raif Badawi with Ensaf Haidar

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen (based on Arabic to English translation by Melissa Krawczyk) *The Arabic script is at the bottom.* A prominent case of a writer shunted into jail within the freethought community, especially writers, is Raif Badawi. Badawi is a writer and dissident in Saudi Arabia, who is 35-years-old. … Continue reading

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