Interview with Professor Steven Pinker – Johnstone Family Professor, Psychology, Harvard University

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen In a prior job at Conatus News in the United Kingdom, I conducted an interview with the prominent and respected author and philosopher of science, Dr. Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, who agreed to the interview and made some thoughtful comments about the idea of the “conatus” or … Continue reading

Ask Takudzwa 19 – Zimbabwean Religion as, Fundamentally, Political

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Takudzwa Mazwienduna is the informal leader of Zimbabwean Secular Alliance and a member of the Humanist Society of Zimbabwe. This educational series will explore secularism in Zimbabwe from an organizational perspective, and some more. Here we talk about religion as politics in Zimbabwe. — Scott Douglas Jacobsen: We … Continue reading

The Brainstorm Podcast: “Christcore(and other stuff)”

By The Brainstorm Podcast The Brainstorm podcast is Saskatchewan’s first skeptic and atheist podcast. An eclectic group of local skeptics discuss a variety of topics relating to science, skepticism, religion and politics while having a few drinks and a few laughs. “Christcore(and other stuff)” episode link here: http://brainstormpodcast.ca/christcoreand-other-stuff Original release date: … Continue reading

Religion-Tinged Politics

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back. — White evangelicals put Donald Trump into the White House.  They swarmed to … Continue reading

Ask Takudzwa 15 – Political Influence, Political History: Zimbabwe’s Governance Heritage

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Takudzwa Mazwienduna is the informal leader of Zimbabwean Secular Alliance and a member of the Humanist Society of Zimbabwe. This educational series will explore secularism in Zimbabwe from an organizational perspective, and some more. Here we talk about governance in the history of Zimbabwe. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: If … Continue reading

Prodding the Irreligious Left to Vote

By James Haught James Haught is editor of West Virginia’s largest newspaper, The Charleston Gazette, and a senior editor of Free Inquiry. He is 87-years-old and would like to help secular causes more. This series is a way of giving back, as he opens in No Qualms (Ed., published on 2018, July 18, i.e., when … Continue reading

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