Humanism and Spirituality

Through Your own lens

a photo essay by Edward M. Gerlock   There is no description but an attempt to see what participants see. There was a time when I was asked to teach at the major seminary (Maryhill) and it bothered me that…

In the darkness of the night

A few events in the news are impacting our understanding of the current situation and have motivated me to write this piece. Putin annexes Ukraine’s Donbas region, while Ukraine reconquers other invaded cities and threatens to recapture Crimea. Putin declares…

I want to talk to you (me)

Childhood observes this world, listens to this life. What it hears, is it that we would like? What she sees, is it what is right? From where do children look? From what values would we like them to build this…

Human Prehistory—Why New Discoveries About Human Origins Open Up Revolutionary Possibilities

Discoveries in the fields of human origins, paleoanthropology, cognitive science, and behavioral biology have accelerated in the past few decades. We occasionally bump into news reports that new findings have revolutionary implications for how humanity lives today—but the information for…

When Pax Christi looks at itself in the mirror

In 2021 I published a book called “The White-West: A Look in the Mirror” with the naive objective of trying to encourage discussion of the systemic discrimination carried out by the West. The book consists of a series of articles…

The PASàPAZ Choir has brought its music to Spain

The French choir PASàPAZ has performed in Madrid (Casa de Vacas del Retiro) and in the Toledo Park of Study and Reflection, in two concerts that have taken place on the occasion of the celebration of the Day of Nonviolence.…

Madrid also joined in the celebration of the Day of Nonviolence

As usual, on 2 October, Madrid (Spain) joined in the celebration of the International Day of Nonviolence. And it did so in Casa de Vacas (El Retiro) during an event in which different organisations working in very diverse fields drew…

Human development workshops in Buenos Aires prisons

This September saw the end of the second cycle of workshops on human development in the context of confinement, which has been given by a team of humanists in the prisons of the province of Buenos Aires. During the last…

Humanism once again has a legalised political party in Chile

Today the more than necessary signatures to legalise Acción Humanista as a political party in Chile were presented to the Electoral Service. After two and a half years since some 300 militants left the Humanist Party and left that collectivity…

World Citizens and the Overview Effect

This week we release a new video of our channel “Good ideas you may not know about“: This time we tell the story of Garry Davis and his World Citizen initiative. It is a very curious story of a World…

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