Ask Mandisa 42 – September 11th, 2001

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mandisa Thomas, a native of New York City, is the founder and President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Although never formally indoctrinated into belief, Mandisa was heavily exposed to Christianity, Black Nationalism, and Islam. As a child she loved reading, and enjoyed various tales of Gods from different … Continue reading

Interview with David Flint – Vice-Chair, North London Humanist Group

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen David Flint is the Vice-Chair of the North London Humanist Group. 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? David Flint: I’m mostly English. One grandmother was a lapsed … Continue reading

Ask Takudzwa 15 – Political Influence, Political History: Zimbabwe’s Governance Heritage

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 governance in the history of Zimbabwe. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: If … Continue reading

Interview with Gavin Riley on the University of New Hampshire Secular Student Alliance

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Gavin Riley is a persistent student at the University of New Hampshire. Our focus here, today, is on the ways in which even for the best of efforts; the student groups and secular initiatives can fail. Our aim is to provide a lens on the honest failures … Continue reading

Ask Mandisa 41 – Maturation

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Mandisa Thomas, a native of New York City, is the founder and President of Black Nonbelievers, Inc. Although never formally indoctrinated into belief, Mandisa was heavily exposed to Christianity, Black Nationalism, and Islam. As a child she loved reading, and enjoyed various tales of Gods from different … Continue reading

Ask SASS 9 – Keeping Expectations Realistic

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen This is an ongoing and new series devoted to the South African Secular Society (SASS) and South African secularism. The Past President, Jani Schoeman, and the Current President, Rick Raubenheimer, and the current Vice-President, Wynand Meijer, will be taking part in this series to illuminate these facets … Continue reading

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