Ask Jon 19 – Quelle Surprise

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about the case of Elizabeth Newman. *Interview conducted on September 14, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, what is going on with this Newman case? Jonathan Engel: It is very interesting. There is … Continue reading

Ask Jon 18 – The Times They Are a-Changin’

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about the demographic projections influencing current political reactionary moves. *Interview conducted on September 21, 2020.* — Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, you’ve been reading your hometown newspaper, which is regular for those who … Continue reading

Ask Jon 17 – Synonymization Fit for Political Purposes

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about the National Democratic Convention. *Interview conducted on August 24, 2020.* — Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, it’s hot over there. It’s rainy and muggy over here, hence the British part. There was … Continue reading

Ask Jon 14 – ‘It’s not then. It’s today.’

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about American social issues. *Interview conducted on June 15, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Today, we are going to talk about a letter to the editor of The New York Times by … Continue reading

Ask Jon 13 – A Story About U.S.: It’s All About Me, Me, Me

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about America now. *Interview conducted on July 20, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What’s new with America in the midst of its pandemic now? Jonathan Engel: I think there’s a lot … Continue reading

Ask Jon 12 – The Fourth of July

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about July 4th, public safety and health, religion (naturally), education, and more. *Interview conducted on July 6, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: We finished the July 4th celebration for America’s Independence Day. … Continue reading

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