Ask Jon 22: Justice for All

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about the law. *Interview conducted on August 31, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Okay, so, today, we’re back with another wonderful Ask Jon. We’re going to talk about the law. Also, speaking of … Continue reading

Ask Jon 21: “The New York Times” and Secular Reportage

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about The New York Times and reportage on the secular and the religious. *Interview conducted on August 10, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So periodically, as this comes out in several of these … Continue reading

Ask Jon 20: Gratitude, Thanks, Good Tidings, and Cheer

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about Thanksgiving. *Interview conducted on November 23, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Ok, so, this will be a session for Thanksgiving. So our topic today is gratitude, not towards some thing, but about … Continue reading

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

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