Ask HRW (Israel and Palestine) Addendum: Some History and Contextualization of Rights

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Adaptations and changes made based on feedback from some readers with the Addendum, here, as one supplementary piece to the educational series with Human Rights Watch. Other materials can be found through keyword search on the Canadian Atheist website for “Ask HRW (Israel and Palestine).” Duly note, … Continue reading

Ask Dr. O 4 – The Full Lamont-y: The United Nations as, in Principle, Extended Bureaucratic Humanism

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. David L. Orenstein is a Full Professor of Anthropology at Medgar Evers College of the CUNY (City University of New York) who has authored two books: Godless Grace: How Non-Believers are Making the World Safer Richer and Kinder (2015) and Darwin’s Apostles (2019). In early professional training, Orenstein was a  primatologist, … Continue reading

Ask Dr. O 3 – Concerns of the Human Order: Humanists and Non-Humanists at the United Nations

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. David L. Orenstein is a Full Professor of Anthropology at Medgar Evers College of the CUNY (City University of New York) who has authored two books: Godless Grace: How Non-Believers are Making the World Safer Richer and Kinder (2015) and Darwin’s Apostles (2019). In early professional training, Orenstein was a  primatologist, … Continue reading

Ask Dr. O 2 – Supernaturalism and Naturalism: Get Your “-isms” Right, or the Super-Duper, the Super, and the Ordinary

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Dr. David L. Orenstein is a Full Professor of Anthropology at Medgar Evers College of the CUNY (City University of New York) who has authored two books: Godless Grace: How Non-Believers are Making the World Safer Richer and Kinder (2015) and Darwin’s Apostles (2019). In early professional training, Orenstein was a  primatologist, … Continue reading

Press Release: Humanist activist and family threatened by Pakistan: Canadian government asked to intervene

*From middle July but still relevant.* TORONTO – July 18, 2019 – PRLog — Humanist Canada continues to join a growing chorus of denunciation of the Government of Pakistan in its treatment of human rights campaignerGulalai Ismail, including Humanists International and other human rights groups. Denunciation followed by calls to drop the sedition charge against Ismail. Once more, … Continue reading

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