Humanism and Spirituality

10.07.2017

“Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship” by Patrick Barr-Melej

“Psychedelic Chile: Youth, Counterculture, and Politics on the Road to Socialism and Dictatorship” by Patrick Barr-Melej

As in other aspects of socio-political culture, Chile’s experience of the late 1960s and early 1970s diverged significantly from other countries in Latin America. On the one hand, hippismo (the hippies) and similar countercultural movements that captured the imagination of young people did so in a democratic, moderately plural society… »

06.07.2017

How Long did it Take to Take this Photo?

How Long did it Take to Take this Photo?

I know it’s not correct to use an interrogative phrase in a title, but there is no other way to open this discussion. We need to open our minds by asking ourselves “How long did it take for human beings to be in capacity to take this photo?” A few… »

17.06.2017

What On Earth Is A Human Being?

What On Earth Is A Human Being?

This article is based on a presentation made at a conference on 13 June, 2017 in Rosario, Argentina titled “Madre Tierra: Una Sola Salud” or  “Mother Earth: Only One Health” By Satya Sagar Many years ago when my daughter was just eight years old she sprung a surprise question on… »

27.05.2017

Terrorism in Manchester

Terrorism in Manchester

Nothing happens in isolation. Everything happens in a context. Difficult as it may be – since what we know about it changes day by day – an analysis of the Manchester suicide bombing has to be carried out within the various aspects of the situation that surrounded it. Nothing can be… »

25.05.2017

Ecuador: President Lenín Moreno received a spiritual baton during an indigenous ceremony

Ecuador: President Lenín Moreno received a spiritual baton during an indigenous ceremony

Quito, May 25 (Andes).- President Lenin Moreno received Thursday the ancestral baton during a ceremony that took place at the ancestral pyramids of Cochasqui, located in canton Pedro Moncayo, in the northern area of the province of Pichincha. Elder women and men from different indigenous peoples and nationalities of Ecuador were… »

22.05.2017

The mysticism of wide open eyes

The mysticism of wide open eyes

By MICHAEL EDWARDS for openDemocracy How does spirituality connect to social change? Three months before his death from pancreatic cancer in 1994, the British playwright Dennis Potter was interviewed for the BBC by broadcaster Melvyn Bragg. In obvious pain and taking regular swigs… »

09.05.2017

Celebration. May 4th, Day of testimony.

Celebration. May 4th, Day of testimony.

Note by Ernesto H de Casas. May 2017. As usual this month, we celebrate the Day of the Testimony, referring to that May 4, 1969 in which Silo gave his first public speech, where he explicitly laid the foundations of his philosophy, his proposal and contribution. He did so… »

16.04.2017

On Wings of Intent – Interview with Trudi Lee Richards

On Wings of Intent – Interview with Trudi Lee Richards

It took Trudi Lee Richards 12 years to finish writing about Silo, the pen name of Mario Rodriguez Cobos. This remarkable man born in Argentina was a brilliant thinker, prolific writer, champion gymnast, and charismatic speaker who attracted a following in the 1960s for his revolutionary approach to nonviolent social… »

03.04.2017

At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future – Book Presentation in NYC

At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future – Book Presentation in NYC

Book presentation with Dennis Redmond, Greg Mello, Tony Robinson and Guillermo Sullings on March 30th at the LGBT center in NYC. “At the Crossroads of Humanity’s Future” gives an analysis of the global situation in several fields such as: disarmament, the global financial system, the environment, democracy, human rights, immigration… »

16.03.2017

Tomas Hirsch on Face 2 Face

Tomas Hirsch on Face 2 Face

On this show we discussed with with Tomas Hirsch, founding member of the Humanist Party of Chile and was a Presidential candidate during the 2005 election for the left-wing coalition “Juntos Podemos Más” (Together we can more). Currently, he is the Party’s Vice-President and one of the coordinators of the… »

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