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Ask Takudzwa 20 – The Outside World

by | January 11, 2020

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 communication and the outside world. — Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Often, in the WhatsApp group, of… Read more »

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Humanism and prostitution

by | December 1, 2019

By Ian Bushfield — The Ontario Court of Appeal today upheld an earlier ruling that the federal laws banning “bawdy houses” (brothels) is unconstitutional. They further ruled that the law against “living on the avails” of prostitution could only apply to exploitative relationships. Finally, they overturned an earlier ruling and upheld the ban on solicitation. The court has… Read more »

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Do we get offended or join?

by | November 26, 2019

By Ian Bushfield — On the About Us page: “The British Columbia Humanist Association has been providing a community and voice for Humanists, atheists, agnostics, and the non-religious of Metro Vancouver and British Columbia since 1982. We support the growth of Humanist communities across BC, provide Humanist ceremonies, and campaign for progressive and secular values. We are a registered charitable organization. Our mission… Read more »

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Ask Dr. O 3 – Concerns of the Human Order: Humanists and Non-Humanists at the United Nations

by | November 20, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. David L. Orenstein is a Full Professor of Anthropology at Medgar Evers College of the CUNY (City University of New York) who has authored two books: Godless Grace: How Non-Believers are Making the World Safer Richer and Kinder (2015) and Darwin’s Apostles (2019). In early professional training, Orenstein was a  primatologist, he grew into a prominent… Read more »

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Ask Takudzwa 8 – Upcoming Resources by and for Zimbabwean Humanists

by | October 6, 2019

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 the humanist community, safety concerns, private communication, public communications platforms, and more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen:… Read more »

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Interview with Dr. Teale Phelps Bondaroff on BC Legislature Prayers

by | September 18, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. Teale Phelps Bondaroff is a Debate Coach, Policy-Maker, and Researcher with a focus on community and sustainability. He is on the Board of the Greater Victoria Placemaking Network. He runs a free library in Rutledge Park. He earned a Ph.D. in Politics and International Studies from the University of Cambridge. Here… Read more »

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