Humanism and Spirituality

04.05.2019

Broadcasting of the ceremony of the 50th anniversary of Silo’s address in Punta de Vacas

Broadcasting of the ceremony of the 50th anniversary of Silo’s address in Punta de Vacas

On May 4, 1969, Silo made his first public speech in Punta de Vacas, a desolate place on the border between Argentina and Chile, not far from Aconcagua Mountain. After 50 years humanists remember that address, The Healing of Suffering, with numerous events in many parts of the world. Starting… »

04.05.2019

Tomás Hirsch: “Silo made a deep, complex and structural proposal of personal and social transformation”.

Tomás Hirsch: “Silo made a deep, complex and structural proposal of personal and social transformation”.

In November 2018, De Frente spoke with the humanist deputy on various topics. In that interview he was able to expand on the figure of Silo and Siloism as philosophy and practice. –Tomas, who was Silo? How did you meet him? Silo has many facets. First of all, he is… »

29.04.2019

“Young people are unwilling to inherit this environmental disaster”, Doris Balvin

“Young people are unwilling to inherit this environmental disaster”, Doris Balvin

We contacted Doris Balvín, Peruvian woman with a long trajectory in New Humanism and current coordinator of the Network Beyond Climate Change, who will participate in the next Latin American Humanist Forum in order to ask her how they are working. Doris Balvín: This Network seeks to be a space… »

22.04.2019

World’s Youth Blow Bubbles For the Earth; While Voters Say No To Carbon Tax & Life

World’s Youth Blow Bubbles For the Earth; While Voters Say No To Carbon Tax & Life

By Irwin Jerome The youth of the world everywhere blow bubbles on behalf of Mother Earth in support of implementing in every nation things like, a: Carbon Tax; New Green Deal; Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground; institute a World Peace Academy; Ban all Nuclear Weapons and Plastic Bottles; and… »

20.04.2019

“Humanizing the economy is the task of the present moment”, José Rafael Quesada

“Humanizing the economy is the task of the present moment”, José Rafael Quesada

We interviewed Costa Rican economist José Rafael Quesada, in his capacity as coordinator of the Economics Network that works in the context of the IV Latin American Humanist Forum, to find out from now on what the work they have begun to organize consists of. José Rafael Quesada: Basically we… »

06.04.2019

LHF2019: ‘The small media dispute is a cultural dispute’, according to Pía Figueroa

LHF2019: ‘The small  media dispute is a cultural dispute’, according to Pía Figueroa

02.04.2019 – Madrid – Juana Pérez Montero Pía Figueroa, co-director of Pressenza and member of the organizing team of the Latin American Humanist Forum that will take place in Santiago de Chile from 10 to 12 May, answers our questions about the meaning of the Forum and of the Network… »

31.03.2019

Fridays the for Future: 25000 demonstrate in Berlin with Greta Thunberg

Fridays the for Future: 25000 demonstrate in Berlin with Greta Thunberg

More than 25,000, mostly pupils and students, have gathered again in Berlin to give visible and audible expression to the climate strike “Fridays for the Future”. Most of the participants were not at my eye level, as they were not yet fully grown. That’s why most of the cardboard… »

24.03.2019

Global Humanity Looks to Unity of Minds in Crisis: Massacres of Muslim Worshipers in Christchurch, New Zealand

Global Humanity Looks to Unity of Minds in Crisis:  Massacres of Muslim Worshipers in Christchurch, New Zealand

By Mahboob A. Khawaja, PhD. “And if we do act, in however small a way, we don’t have to wait for some grand utopian future. The future is an infinite succession of presents, and to live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is… »

26.02.2019

Pune, India: Maher Marks 22 Years of Providing a Safe Haven for Abused Women, Men and Children

Pune, India: Maher Marks 22 Years of Providing a Safe Haven for Abused Women, Men and Children

In 1989, Lucy Kurien, a young Christian Catholic nun of the Holy Cross order decided to offer her service to Sister Noelline Pinto, founder of HOPE, which was established to create awareness on human rights and help abused women. Hope is located in the outskirts of Pune. (Human Organisation for… »

21.02.2019

Muslim Devotees Congregate to Pray for World Peace during the 54th Bishwa Ijtema

Muslim Devotees Congregate to Pray for World Peace during the 54th Bishwa Ijtema

Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Bishwa Ijtema (World Congregation), is the second largest gathering of Muslims after the holy Haj in Mecca. One of the largest peaceful gatherings in the world, the prayer meeting is held annually on the banks of Turag River and draws millions of Muslims from different parts of… »

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