Interview with Prosper Mutandadzi – Zimbabwean Author, Filmmaker, Freethinker, & Humanist

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Prosper Mutandadzi is a Member of the freethought community and the budding humanist community in Zimbabwe, and an author and filmmaker. Here we talk about his life, work, and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is family background, e.g., geography, culture, language, and religion or lack thereof? … Continue reading

Ask Takudzwa 4 – African State-Wide Alliances

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Takudzwa Mazwienduna is the informal leader of Zimbabwean Secular Alliance. This educational series will explore secularism in Zimbabwe from an organizational perspective. Here we talk about African state-wide secular alliances. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Often, humanist and feminist organizations remain allies. Are they allies in Zimbabwe? If so, … Continue reading

Ask Herb 10 – Judgment: To Smith in Silver, Pith in Word

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Herb Silverman is the Founder of the Secular Coalition of America, the Founder of the Secular Humanists of the Lowcountry, and the Founder of the Atheist/Humanist Alliance student group at the College of Charleston. Here we talk about who has done the most for the secular … Continue reading

Interview with Stacy Sellsted – Member, Central Ontario Humanists Association

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Stacy Sellsted is a Member of the Central Ontario Humanists Association (located in Barrie), formerly known as the Barrie Humanists. Here we talk about Sellsted’s background, life, and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is family and personal background? What are some stories and narratives from life … Continue reading

Ask Rob 4 – Religion as Literary Education: Holy Moly for Secular Dexter

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen — Rob Boston is the Editor of Church & State (Americans United for Separation of Church and State). Here we talk about secular interpretations of religious literature for educational purposes, where there should be souciance over texts from the religious traditions regarding literary import. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: … Continue reading

Anonymous Interview with a South African Ex-Muslim

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What was early life like for you, e.g., geography, culture, language, religion or lack thereof, education, and family structure and dynamics? South African Ex-Muslim: I grew up in Durban, the third largest city in South Africa on the east coast and home to a … Continue reading

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