Bryan Valentino — Member, Humanist Alliances Philippines, International

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What’s your background regarding religion? Bryan Valentino: I was raised as a Catholic and I got introduced to other religions as well so I’m familiar with how most religions work and what they teach here in the Philippines. Jacobsen: What was your first introduction to … Continue reading

Alain Sayson Presillas on Humanism in the Philippines

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How did you come to find the humanist movement in the Philippines? Alain Sayson Presillas: I only found out about humanism online. By joining atheist groups and eventually leading me to the humanist movement. Jacobsen: What have been some of the major obstacles in personal … Continue reading

Ralph Alvin Ace Rapadas — Member, Humanist Alliance Philippines, International

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How did you find the humanist community within the Philippines? Ralph Alvin Ace Rapadas: I found HAPI because I was a member of Philippine Atheists and Agnostics Society (PATAS) where a lot of HAPI’s members were originally from. I found out about PATAS in Facebook … Continue reading

In Conversation with Hari Parekh – President Emeritus, Humanist Students

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  Hari Parekh is the President Emeritus of Humanist Students. Here we talk about atheism and humanism, and the analysis of religion. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Atheism is known to be a negation of gods and affirmation of non-gods. What does humanism negate and affirm as a worldview? Hari … Continue reading

Interview with a Member of the Humanist Alliance Philippines International

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How did you come to find the humanist movement in the Philippines? Alain Sayson Presillas: I only found out about humanism online. By joining atheist groups and eventually leading me to the humanist movement. Jacobsen: What have been some of the major obstacles in personal … Continue reading

In Conversation with Amardeo Sarma – Former Chair, European Council of Skeptical Organisations

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Amardeo Sarma is the Former Chair of the European Council of Skeptical Organizations. He is a prominent and respected individual in the skeptical movement, who has a host of other associations and qualifications. Here we cover a wide range of topics in an exclusive interview. Scott Douglas … Continue reading

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