Ask Jon 33: Scientific Method Rejection and Conspiratorialism

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about conspiracy theories and the substantial denial of the scientific method in American society. *Interview conducted February 1, 2021.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, Canada has its own share of conspiracy theories, its … Continue reading

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 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 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 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

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