Ask Shirley 4 – Breaking the Commonwealth’s Cultural Backs for the ‘Commonweal’

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Shirley Rivera is the Founder and President of the Ateístas de Puerto Rico. The intent is to learn about Puerto Rican atheism and culture, as an educational series. Here we talk about the gender roles in Puerto Rico. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, we have been talking about … Continue reading

Ask Shirley 3 – From Sea to Sun, Gender Roles in Puerto Rico: “la hija del mar y el sol”

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Shirley Rivera is the Founder and President of the Ateístas de Puerto Rico. The intent is to learn about Puerto Rican atheism and culture, as an educational series. Here we talk about the gender roles in Puerto Rico. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: The conversation for today will center … Continue reading

On Tanzanian Youth and Fundamentalist Religion with Nsajigwa I Mwasokwa (Nsajigwa Nsa’sam): Founder, Jicho Jipya/Think Anew Tanzania

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Nsajigwa I Mwasokwa (Nsajigwa Nsa’sam) founded Jichojipya (meaning with new eye) to “Think Anew”. We have talked before about freethought in Tanzania. Here we continue the discussion, other conversations here, here. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: I want to talk about the youth. How are they doing regarding religion? Is it an … Continue reading

Male and Female Ex-Muslims – Narrative Interpretation and Escape

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  Waleed Al-Husseini founded the Council of Ex-Muslims of France. He escaped the Palestinian Authority after torture and imprisonment in Palestine to Jordan and then France. He is an ex-Muslim and an atheist, and a friend. We have published interviews in Canadian Atheist (here, here, here, and here), … Continue reading

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