Interview with a Member of the Humanist Alliance Philippines International

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How did you come to find the humanist movement in the Philippines? Alain Sayson Presillas: I only found out about humanism online. By joining atheist groups and eventually leading me to the humanist movement. Jacobsen: What have been some of the major obstacles in personal … Continue reading

Interview with Will Lane on Personal Background, Brexit, and the UK

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Will Lane is a Contributor to Conatus News. Here we talk about Brexit, the UK, progressive politics, and more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is your own background in religion, or not, and progressive politics? How did you get your start in it? Will Lane: I am an atheist, and … Continue reading

In Conversation with Amardeo Sarma – Former Chair, European Council of Skeptical Organisations

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Amardeo Sarma is the Former Chair of the European Council of Skeptical Organizations. He is a prominent and respected individual in the skeptical movement, who has a host of other associations and qualifications. Here we cover a wide range of topics in an exclusive interview. Scott Douglas … Continue reading

Vic Wang, Former President of the Humanists of Houston

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen *Note: Vic Wang was the president.* What is your family and personal story — culture, education, and geography? My parents are Chinese immigrants from Taiwan who came to the U.S. for college in the 70’s. I was born and raised in Texas where I’ve lived my whole … Continue reading

An Interview with Elizabeth Loethen — Executive Member, SSA at St. Louis Community College (Meramec Campus)

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is family background — culture, education, geography, language, and religiosity/irreligiosity? Elizabeth Loethen: Currently I go to school at St Louis Community College-Meramec with my brother, though before that I was primarily homeschooled. I am an Atheist, along with my parents and little brother. Jacobsen: … Continue reading

Fleeing Burundi and Finding Humanism with Aloys Habonimana

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: You are Burundian, but have fled, recently. Why? Aloys Habonimana: In 2015, Burundi is fallen and in a political crisis, when the president wanted to stay in power illegally; the opposition parties and civil organizations were against that. I as a person who started to … Continue reading

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