Vic Wang, Former President of the Humanists of Houston

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen *Note: Vic Wang was the president.* What is your family and personal story — culture, education, and geography? My parents are Chinese immigrants from Taiwan who came to the U.S. for college in the 70’s. I was born and raised in Texas where I’ve lived my whole … Continue reading

An Interview with Elizabeth Loethen — Executive Member, SSA at St. Louis Community College (Meramec Campus)

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is family background — culture, education, geography, language, and religiosity/irreligiosity? Elizabeth Loethen: Currently I go to school at St Louis Community College-Meramec with my brother, though before that I was primarily homeschooled. I am an Atheist, along with my parents and little brother. Jacobsen: … Continue reading

An Interview with Karen Loethen — Previous Member, Meramec Secular Student Alliance — Part 1

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is family background — geography, culture, language, religion/irreligion, and education? Karen Loethen: Thanks, Scott. I come from a small town in Illinois, just your basic homogeneously white, lower-income Christian small town. My family didn’t really practice religion much until I was in my younger … Continue reading

An Interview with Amjad Sattar

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Jacobsen: Was there a family background in humanism? Amjad Sattar: Yes, our great grandparents were secular and pragmatic in nature. They co-existed with multiple faith believers until their children had to leave their ancestral land due to division of Greater Punjab & Bengal on religious grounds by … Continue reading

An Interview with Kwaku Adusei Founder – The Common Sense Foundation

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen *This interview edited for clarity and readability.* Scott Jacobsen: How did you first find and become involved in Humanism? What makes it more or less true to you as a worldview? Kwaku Adusei: It has been a long time. Somewhere in 1999, I was interested in the Bible. I … Continue reading

Interview with Theoretical Physicist, Professor Jim Al-Khalili

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Professor Jameel Sadik “Jim” Al-Khalili OBE is a British theoretical physicist, author and broadcaster. He is currently Professor of Theoretical Physics and Chair in the Public Engagement in Science at the University of Surrey. How did you become an activist and a scientist, and science communicator? I … Continue reading

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