Humanism and Spirituality

13.12.2014 Tony Henderson

Bangladesh: the Bauls, mystical poet-musicians

Bangladesh: the Bauls, mystical poet-musicians

On finding an article on the Bauls of Bangladesh I was moved to recall my own encounters with these musical mystics during my travels on that countries extensive waterways, going from the capital Dhaka down to near Bagerhat where our humanist group held their various activities. A Baul or a … »

26.11.2014 Centro Mundial de Estudios Humanistas

Declaration of Good Knowledge

Declaration of Good Knowledge

Declaration of the IV Symposium of the World Centre of Humanist Studies, November 2014 - On the path to freedom - From the beginning of history, humanity has evolved through working to achieve a better life. Yet today, across wide regions of the planet, and in spite of the enormous … »

06.11.2014 Redacción Chile

Discovering the Human

Discovering the Human

We publish here the presentation by Javier Tolcachier during the first session of the International Symposium “Towards the discovery of the Human”, organised by the World Centre of Humanist Studies, Latin American chapter, in Santiago, at the premises of the Chilean National Parliament. “We thank the organisers for the opportunity … »

24.10.2014 Pressenza Budapest

The Total Revolution

The Total Revolution

By Godi Gutierrez A revolution that doesn’t have the human being as its main focus and concern, and is not totalizing in scope is just another lost opportunity. All these so-called revolutions are merely historical anecdotes, and are just postponing the real one. They are good – in and of … »

24.10.2014 Redaccion Ecuador

Three books, three authors in Andina Simón Bolivar University, Ecuador

Three books, three authors in Andina Simón Bolivar University, Ecuador

Photo report by Walker Vizcarra A moving experience took place in the presentation of books by three authors: Tony Robinson, Dario Ergas and Pía Figueroa.  The books were presented by three young readers and the presentations were accompanied by music and theatrical readings that created a very intimate, poetic and heart-felt atmosphere. The … »

22.10.2014 Mariano Quiroga

Notes about the ‘look’ of Pressenza

Notes about the ‘look’ of Pressenza

Peace is the absence of war, it is coexistence without conflict, but we can’t just limit nonviolence to the absence of violence.  Even if it is an end that we want to achieve, nonviolence is, above all, a resistance to all forms of violence.  Therefore, translated to the field of … »

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