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

Interview with Basheerah Mohamed – Executive-Administrator, “Ex-Muslims of South Africa”

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Basheerah Mohamed is the Executive-Administrator for “Ex-Muslims of South Africa.” Here we talk about her life, work, and views. 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? Basheerah Mohamed: I grew up … Continue reading

Foraging Nightclubs: Next Level in Sharia Policing in Abuja?

By Leo Igwe As I have earlier noted, raiding Caramelo nightclub was not about law enforcement. It was not a move to rectify an illegal use of a property or to combat noise pollution or traffic challenge in the city. The Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) used these reasons to mask … Continue reading

Interview with Courtney of “The Free Speech Podcast”

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Courtney is the Host of “The Free Speech Podcast.” Here we talk about her life, work on the podcast, and views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Just to give an idea to the audience here, what is some relevant background from early life into the present? Courtney: I grew … Continue reading

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