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Ask Jon 39: “That person’s religious beliefs are hurting him and his community.”

by | October 21, 2021

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about changes in the secular New York community with COVID. *Interview conducted July 25, 2021.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Okay, we are back after an approximately three month and three week hiatus with Ask Jon. So, the Biden/Harris… Read more »

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Ask Jon 33: Scientific Method Rejection and Conspiratorialism

by | July 13, 2021

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 own sources of spreading it.… Read more »

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Ask Jon 22: Justice for All

by | April 17, 2021

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 the law, you ever hear… Read more »

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

by | April 13, 2021

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 sessions with you, and other… Read more »

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Ask Jon 17 – Synonymization Fit for Political Purposes

by | September 21, 2020

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 the Democratic National Convention, recently.… Read more »

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

by | June 18, 2020

— 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, son of the late Pierre… Read more »

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