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Interview with Larry Bode – Choir Organizer, Greater Manchester Humanist Choir

by | January 7, 2020

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Larry Bode is the Choir Organizer for the Greater Manchester Humanist Choir. This is an interesting depiction of the admixture of the arts and humanities and a secular life philosophy (Humanism). Here, we talk about his life, work, views. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What is family background, e.g., geography, culture, language, education,… Read more »

Interview with Paul Kaufman – Chair, East London Humanists

by | July 24, 2019

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Paul Kaufman is the Chair of East London Humanists. Here we talk about his 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? Paul Kaufman: My grandparents, who I barely knew, were strictly orthodox… Read more »

Interview with Dan Fisher – Editor-in-Chief, Uncommon Ground Media Ltd.

by | July 7, 2019

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dan Fisher is the Editor-in-Chief of Uncommon Ground Media Ltd., formerly Conatus News. Here we talk about the work of Uncommon Ground Media Ltd. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Let’s talk about a shift, so, with regards to Uncommon Ground Media, which is now incorporated as a business, it is a new publication.… Read more »

In Conversation with Hari Parekh – President Emeritus, Humanist Students

by | April 28, 2018

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen  Hari Parekh is the President Emeritus of Humanist Students. Here we talk about atheism and humanism, and the analysis of religion. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Atheism is known to be a negation of gods and affirmation of non-gods. What does humanism negate and affirm as a worldview? Hari Parekh: As a worldview, Humanism… Read more »

Andrew Copson on the History of Humanism

by | April 1, 2018

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Douglas Jacobsen: I wanted to talk about humanism: the hows and whys, the theoretical and practical, and so on. You are highly qualified to comment on it. So, I asked. You agreed. So here we are, to begin, what is humanism properly defined in its most general sense? Andrew Copson: In… Read more »