Interview with Professor Alice Roberts – President, Humanists UK & President, British Science Association

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen From her website: “I’m an academic, writer and broadcaster. I’m interested in the structure of humans, how we function, and our place in the wider environment. I make programmes and write books about human anatomy, physiology, evolution, archaeology and history. I passionately believe that universities are … Continue reading

Ask Takudzwa 21 – The Nature of Activism with Fewer Resources

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Takudzwa Mazwienduna is the informal leader of Zimbabwean Secular Alliance and a member of the Humanist Society of Zimbabwe. This educational series will explore secularism in Zimbabwe from an organizational perspective, and some more. Here we talk about making headway with humanist organizations. — Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Things … Continue reading

Extensive Interview with Andrew James William Copson – President, Humanists International & Chief Executive, Humanists UK

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen “Andrew is Chief Executive of Humanists UK (formerly the British Humanist Association). He became Chief Executive in 2010 after five years coordinating Humanists UK’s education and public affairs work. Andrew is also President of Humanists International. Together with A C Grayling, Andrew edited the Wiley Blackwell Handbook … Continue reading

Interview with Vince Hawkins – Author on Secular AA

— 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 … Continue reading

Winning the fight against religious privilege

By Ian Bushfield — After discussing what we’re up against last week, we saw a major change on Thursday when the Legislature agreed to amend its practice of starting each day’s session with “prayers” to “prayers and reflections.” This change came as a result of your campaigning on this issue. It shows that those challenges … Continue reading

Interview with Larry Bode – Choir Organizer, Greater Manchester Humanist Choir

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Larry Bode is the Choir Organizer for the Greater Manchester Humanist Choir. This is an interesting depiction of the admixture of the arts and humanities and a secular life philosophy (Humanism). Here, we talk about his life, work, views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is family background, … Continue reading

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