By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: In brief, what is your family story? Deo Ssekitooleko: I was born in a poor African family. I first saw my biological father when I was ten years old. I am the heir of my late father, Fulgensio Ssekitooleko. He was a very committed … Continue reading
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Moses Kamya is the Headteacher of Mustard Seed Secular School in Busota, Uganda. Here we talk about religion and humanism in Uganda. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is your own background in religion – and your own family’s background in it too? Moses Kamya: I was born to a Catholic … Continue reading
By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: You have been involved with humanism to a great degree. What makes humanism the life philosophy worth pursuing? Bwambale Robert Musubaho: Yes, I remain committed to advancing humanism to the wider community here with a purpose. Humanism allows us to understand better the … Continue reading
How did you become involved in humanism? When was the moment, or series of moments, that eventually led into you becoming an open humanist? In the early years of 2000 I became critical of religion, in the year 2000 when I started being skeptical about the natural world and things … Continue reading
Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Can you describe the local context? What is it like where you live? Also, to fill in some more blanks, what are some misconceptions about where you live? Bwambale Robert: Irreligiosity, where I live, is not much as religions take a large threshold in the community. I … Continue reading
Scott Douglas Jacobsen: How much does atheism overlap with humanism to you? Violine Namyalo: Humanism greatly overlaps with humanism, both philosophies don’t believe in the existence of a deity.