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Yuri Gagarin, the man who came out of the cradle and saw us from the stars

More than a century ago, the famous Russian scientist, great dreamer, and realist, known as the “father of cosmonautics”, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, wrote: “The planet is the cradle of intelligence, but one cannot always live in a cradle”. Mankind left its…

Honduras: not forgetting Berta

On the eighth anniversary of her seed, this 2 March marks the eighth anniversary of the brutal assassination of Berta Cáceres, indigenous leader, social fighter, defender, and much more. Today we remember her struggle, her life, her commitment, her ability…

Discarding Old Theories on the Path to Finding the First Humans Outside Africa

When I began studying human prehistory in the mid-1990s, little did I know that I would witness a paradigm shift in our understanding of when the first humans settled in Western Eurasia firsthand. At the time, I was preparing my master’s thesis…

Outdated Narratives Have Humanity in a Downward Spiral—It’s Time to Tell ‘Stories for Life’

A short film and narratives project “Stories for Life” seeks to bring about the shift in culture that humanity needs to survive. By April M. Short The stories we do and don’t tell about ourselves and these times in which…

Footnotes from the Day of the Integration of Peoples of Latin America and the Caribbean

It was a tearful experience to share with thousands of comrades the intense days of the Day of Peoples’ Integration in Foz do Iguaçu, a milestone that, from its conception, has had the objective and responsibility of transcending the transience…

The White-West vs The Black-West

Amidst the turbulence of the 2024 US Presidential elections, a distinct figure emerges: Cornel West, a candidate whose campaign is anchored in human moral values, positioning him as the foremost Humanist contender. He stands apart from the political establishment, eschewing…

A meeting between women: Experience, force and communication

On the 5th of March, at 7 pm, in the Annette Cabelli space (Ribera de Curtidores, 2 – Madrid), a meeting will occur between women who will talk about themselves and their social actions. The event is organized by Convergencia…

14 Characteristics of primitive fascism according to Umberto Eco

How can you recognize a fascist system? Nowadays, many dictatorial regimes and political parties are labeled as fascists. “Fascism has become an “all-purpose term” because you can eliminate characteristics from fascist regimes and they will still be recognizable as fascist,”…

How Three New Museums Are Teaching the World About a Paradigm Shift in Our Understanding of Human Origins

New findings and significant advances in research have scientists rethinking our origins, and museums around the world are working to catch the public up. By April M. Short Breakthrough anthropological and scientific findings have allowed researchers to better trace the…

Entering the Singularity Point in full swing

This is not the first time we refer to this issue, but from time to time it is interesting to make a comparison in the context of the current situation. By Javier Belda By way of introduction, we will make…

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