Humanism and Spirituality

21.11.2015

Charter for a world without violence: violencia is foreseeable

Charter for a world without violence: violencia is foreseeable

Having finished the XV World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Barcelona, and given the level of violence and tension that the whole of humanity is experiencing these days, The charter for a world without violence presented by the Nobel Laureates in their 10th Summit in Berlin in… »

02.11.2015

Thankfulness and gratitude for individual and social well being (now Science also says so)

Thankfulness and gratitude for individual and social well being (now Science also says so)

“Whenever you find great strength, joy, and kindness in your heart, or when you feel free and without contradictions, immediately be internally thankful. When you find yourself in opposite circumstances, ask with faith, and the gratitude you have accumulated will return to you transformed and amplified in benefit.” Silo,… »

01.10.2015

May the Force be with you: the Force of Nonviolence

May the Force be with you: the Force of Nonviolence

The 2nd of October, marks Gandhi’s birthday and as a result of India’s suggestion at the UN, it also marks the International Day of Nonviolence. It’s a terrible indictment on global society that we have to have a special day to mark such a supremely moral attitude and behaviour. This… »

16.09.2015

Silo’s revolutionary opus

Silo’s revolutionary opus

Pressenza marks five years since Silo, the Argentinean author, nonviolent revolutionary and spiritual guide, passed away on the 16th of September 2010 at his home in Mendoza, Argentina, with this tribute by our columnist, Javier Tolcachier. Asked by a journalist back in 1994, “What would you like to appear… »

15.09.2015

Mark Lesseraux on Face 2 Face

Mark Lesseraux on Face 2 Face

This week’s show starts with our friend singer and guitarist Gabriella Callender and continues with Mark Lesseraux discussing Silo and his Message. »

10.08.2015

Tomás Hirsch: Leap over Fear

Tomás Hirsch: Leap over Fear

We reproduce here Tomás Hirsch’s chat for TED-X Anogeia, in Crete, Greece, on August 8, 2015: “Hello everyone. I feel profoundly moved on sharing with you this experience in this sacred place. I’m one of the spokespersons for Universalist Humanism, a current of thought, and spirituality, as well as political… »

19.07.2015

The Monster, Europe, Greece and the Retreat

The Monster, Europe, Greece and the Retreat

The Principle of Opportune Action (Greek translation below) In the referendum on the 5th of July 62% of the Greek people who voted, voted “no”; no to the austerity terms proposed by the Troika at the time. When questioned if a “no” vote would open up the possibility of another… »

30.06.2015

You don’t kill people!

You don’t kill people!

The phrase, “you don’t kill people,” Silo said to us once in an informal dinner, when the conversation was about the atrocities caused by military dictatorships in South America and in the hypothetical case that someone could meet an ex-torturer in the street. What would you do? In this context… »

04.05.2015

May the 4th: The Day of Testimony

May the 4th: The Day of Testimony

“From this magnificent place we should consecrate this movable day so that in the future it will be known as the ‘Day of Testimony’: a testimony that gives privilege to this human attitude and that is itself justified above all ideologies, all theories and all calculations of practical consequences. This… »

12.01.2015

A call to the people: nonviolence is the only way out!

A call to the people: nonviolence is the only way out!

After the recent and sad events in Paris, Convergence of Cultures would once again like to make a call to the world’s population to protect human values beyond all differences. This is a call to preserve and strengthen what has always driven people to find each other, meet and… »

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