Humanism and Spirituality

PPFA reiterates demand to revitalize Hinglaj temple in Baluchistan

Guwahati: As Durga Puja (also known as Durgotsav or Sharodotsav) is set to begin next month (11-15 October 2021), a northeast India-based forum of nationalist citizens reiterates its demand to revitalize the Hinglaj Mata Mandir, a Shakti Peeth located in…

Our Biggest Addiction is Not to Food or Drugs, but to the Past

This article has also been translated in Norwegian by Harald Olsen (Vår største avhengighet er ikke mat og medisin, men fortiden) Every day, the news gets more challenging, but also more interesting. Everything is collapsing: the environment is erupting with…

There is still a future: 40 years on, this message is being sent out again

Twelve years later, in 1981, with the impulse of The Community for Human Development and accompanied by a group of friends from different parts of the world, Silo spoke again, this time on an international stage. From Madrid to Mumbai…

Gifted to Give: In the Spirit of Indigenous, Jewish, Christian, Muslim Faith Traditions

by Genevieve Balance-Kupang There is excitement and unfolding of inspiration as one unwraps the gifts s/he received and amplifies the good. This is true especially if it is done in the presence of others. Such were the feelings experienced last…

Ode to a remarkable man

POEM     Once upon a time ago An unremarkable remarkable man Walked upon the earth.   He looked just like an ordinary man But when he looked and spoke to you The ground you walked on, shook.   T’was…

Revenge for 9/11 Didn’t Work and Never Will

This year’s 9/11 commemoration opens the door for a new analysis of what went wrong with the US strategy in Afghanistan. At the beginning of August, President Biden ordered a pull out of US troops and negotiated with the Taliban…

Primaries in Argentina: “For a Humanist Cordoba”, Fernando Schüle, pre-candidate for deputy for the Humanist Party

What does it mean to vote for the Humanist Party in the primary elections on September 12th? I think that voting for the Humanist Party means voting for a Humanist Cordoba. It means realising that the politicians who have been…

Church and Peace grapples with the topic of Images of God and Nonviolence

From 3 to 5 September 2021, the annual general meeting and international conference of Church and Peace dealt with the topic of Images of God and (Non)Violence. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference took place online with more than…

Political leaders and thousands of people at Theodorakis’ farewell

The three-day mourning period for the tribute and last salute to the body of Mikis Theodorakis is concluded today with the presence of the President of the Republic, political leaders, people of spirit and personalities of the struggles and the…

The Arrow of Intention

POEM     Intention is an arrow Released through time. Moving across the arc of space Traveling through the air.   The arrow seeks its mark It’s trajectory is clear. Point by point it traces a course A path for…

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