Humanism and Spirituality

21.06.2014

Chronicle of a mess foretold: TTIP and TPP seen from Silo’s 1991 letter

Chronicle of a mess foretold: TTIP and TPP seen from Silo’s 1991 letter

The TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) and TTIP (The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, aka US-EU “Free” Trade Agreement) continue hurtling towards their coveted objective: to create the largest “free” trade zone ever seen in the world, in reality the largest US and Multinational Corporations area of total control. Nation states… »

14.06.2014

In the hands of God

In the hands of God

The invocation for peace by the Pope in the Vatican gardens that was celebrated in the presence of the Presidents of Israel and Palestine recently has created a big splash in the media. This noise in the press has been so great that nobody has really taken care to speak… »

03.06.2014

Politics, where are you now? Europe, where are you going?

Politics, where are you now? Europe, where are you going?

In these last few days we have heard (and published on Pressenza) a number of points of view formulated around the results of the European elections: Here we shall endeavour to make a further analysis, bearing in mind some of the themes, i.e. peace, humanism, nonviolence, human rights, and non-descrimination… »

27.05.2014

Twenty years of studies on the Goddess: an inspiring conference

Twenty years of studies on the Goddess: an inspiring conference

Photo: https://it-it.facebook.com/associazionelaima Friday, May the 9th, 2014, 6pm, the ‘International House of Women’ in Rome: an exhibition by women artists paying tribute to the Potnia with their work and a celebration to our Ancestresses mark the start of the conference to honour Marija Gimbutas twenty years after her death. »

25.05.2014

Thesis for a new paradigm arising from emerging movements

Thesis for a new paradigm arising from emerging movements

These notes are an attempt to collect in a summarised way some of the common points between what are known as emerging movements, that is, the various social movements that have appeared in different parts of the world since 2011. They have been rehashed with the input… »

03.05.2014

45 years ago, a message of Peace and Nonviolence today needed more than ever

45 years ago, a message of Peace and Nonviolence today needed more than ever

On May 4th 1969 Silo, also known as “The Sage of the Andes”, spoke to a group of about 200 people who had arrived to Punta de Vacas, a remote outpost at the foothills of Mount Aconcagua near the border between Argentina and Chile. He had been forced to speak… »

11.04.2014

Italy: path of spiritual inspiration for modern times

Italy: path of spiritual inspiration for modern times

  This new initiative consists of a walking trail starting from Grotte Santo Stefano to the recently inaugurated Park of Study and Reflection, Attigliano, and leads pilgrims through the beauties of Italy’s natural scenery in its rolling countryside following a historical trail of inspiration and regard for what has gone… »

26.03.2014

Celebration on The Mountain

Celebration on The Mountain

This event detailed below from the pen of long time activist and friend of Silo is of particular relevance to Pressenza as an international press agency because this agency was founded by members of the Humanist Movement whose origins are stated in the writing here. The text by Ernesto de… »

08.03.2014

Enheduanna – the first author known by name

Enheduanna – the first author known by name

On the occasion of international womens day, pressenza presents an article about the first known female writer. This article was published by LEBENSWELT – Centre for Humanist Studies: http://women-make-history.jimdo.com/ En-hedu-Ana was revered as the most important religious figure of her day. She is the first author either… »

15.02.2014

From Akhenaton to Pope Francis: the meaning of true and enduring change

From Akhenaton to Pope Francis: the meaning of true and enduring change

Following previous references to the Pressenza article on the Akhenaton Syndrome (that explains that often what follows to the death of an enthusiastic reformer is a return to the previous stage, sometimes to an ever worse state of affairs) it is interesting, in the light of the new Pope’s presentation… »

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