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Guessing the past

Let’s talk about our biographies. Everything is memory or rather memories. The biography is not only the images that I remember, but also what is engraved in my body, in my emotions, the intangibles, the values of the time, the…

On a Grateful Note

  Thank you to the soft winds That caresses, down to my limbs.   Thank you for the gentle peace That flows like a cooling breeze.   Thank you for this breakthrough That’s good for me, from you.   You…

A world without spirit

Many years ago, in the ruins of Sacsayhuaman in Peru’s Sacred Valley, I first encountered a way of looking at the world that I had never known before. Walking among the majestic Inca stones, a television crew from a European…

Iceland hosts the international event of the World Humanist Forum

Under the slogan “Towards peace and a humane future for all”, an international event will take place in Reykjavik as part of the activities of the World Humanist Forum. The Conclave, which will take place on Sunday 24th at the…

Adultocentrism: a hidden form of violence in relationships

Adult centrism refers to the existence of behaviors, beliefs, and an asymmetrical way of relating between adults and other age groups: children, adolescents, and older people. By Lic. Vilma Perren From this point of view, adults are installed as a…

European elections 2024: a chance for peace

Imagine living a few years before the First or Second World War, knowing the grave consequences it would have had for humanity. What measures should we have taken to avoid a tragedy of such proportions? Unfortunately, we find ourselves in…

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…

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