Ask Jon 5 – Darkness Trumped by a (Lit) Candle

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about science, Trump, Fauci, and anti-intellectualism. *Interview conducted on March 23, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, there has been a lot of things going on around Covid-19. In the … Continue reading

Ask Jon 4 – “You have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children”

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. New Yorkers are great conversationalists. Here we talk about prayer in the time of coronavirus. *Interview conducted on March 16, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: This one is a little more time stamped. So, … Continue reading

Ask Jon 3 – William Barr and Gender Equality: Smoke from Fire and Ice

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about William Barr more, and gender equality. *Interview conducted on March 2, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: We are back with another session of Ask Jon without an “h.” Two prominent Johns I know … Continue reading

Ask Jon 2 – Freedom Fest 2020 (for Institutional Religion)

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Here we talk about work to diminish the separation of church and state in the United States. *Interview conducted on February 24, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: So, with regards to the current political … Continue reading

Ask Jon 1 – Secular Humanism in New York State

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York.  Here we talk about Reasonable New York, the Freethought Caucus, and Darwin Day. *Interview conducted on January 27, 2020.* Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is Reasonable New York? Why was it necessary to … Continue reading

Interview with Jonathan Engel, J.D. – President, Secular Humanist Society of New York

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Jonathan Engel, J.D. is the President of the Secular Humanist Society of New York. Engel took the reins from John Rafferty who I have interviewed before, as we will see in this particular interview. This was an enjoyable interview with a funny, gregarious, and generous man, … Continue reading

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