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

Ask Jon 11 – A Misstake

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about Mississippi, the Confederacy, Reconstruction, and more. *Interview conducted on June 29, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, this is going to leave New York a bit, not only New York … Continue reading

Ask Jon 10 – Say a Prayer for Me, Mr. Cuomo

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about God and the Governor of New York. *Interview conducted on May 11, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: I want to touch on two points, as covered before. Prime Minister Trudeau, … Continue reading

Ask Jon 9 – Rage Within the Green Machine

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about the the health of the socioeconomic status of America and the constructive channelling of legitimate rage. *Interview conducted on June 1, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, today, based on … Continue reading

Ask Jon 8 – ‘We don’t want your thoughts and prayers. We want action.’

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about the notion of thoughts and prayers in the context of Canada and America. *Interview conducted on May 11, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, we are back with another Ask … Continue reading

Ask Jon 7 – Mammon: Religion as a Political Currency

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about Bill de Blasio and ultra-Orthodox political currency. *Interview conducted on May 4, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Bill de Blasio, Mayor of the “Big Apple,” what is the case with … Continue reading

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