Interviews

Marilyn Mason is the humanist representative on the Kingston Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education where she works alongside religious individuals.

‘Antagonism seems to be avoided in most adult multi-faith encounters by avoiding arguing about differences – groups and organisations tend to focus on the task in hand, not theological differences – and by the principle of “charity”, that is, not assuming the worst of other people, and I think this a largely good thing.’

Pastor Mike Clawson is a pastor from Chicago who has used the internet to build a positive dialogue with American humanists.

‘I’ve also come to a much better understanding of what it is that atheists actually believe – which has helped me have a much greater respect for them than I once did’

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