Humanism and Spirituality

01.01.2020

Rediscovering the Mayan Tzeltal culture. 1 – Indio Theology

Rediscovering the Mayan Tzeltal culture. 1 – Indio Theology

Among Mexican communities, traditional doctors from the native peoples gather to fight for the survival of their culture. “Our organization is almost twenty years old. We woke up and said Enough! to the oppression of religions. Many churches continue to offend and trample us with their prohibitions, insults and indifference… »

30.12.2019

A New Current Of Thought Is Emerging In The US And Around The World

A New Current Of Thought Is Emerging In The US And Around The World

By Mark Lesseraux As 2020 newly arrives it is rapidly becoming clear to more and more people that the current global neoliberal capitalist economic paradigm (1980 – 2019, roughly) is cracking, it is coming apart at the seams. The general initial response to this crisis in countries across the globe… »

29.12.2019

Some reflections on the old and the new mental landscape

Some reflections on the old and the new mental landscape

By Petur Gudjonsson A little while ago we wrote about a new mental landscape appearing in Chile. And we said that this positive phenomenon will happen everywhere, within a few years. There are protests all over the planet but they do not seem to be manifestations of this new landscape… »

27.12.2019

A Thought-process about the Meaning of Christmas

A Thought-process about the Meaning of Christmas

“When I look at you, suddenly, everything is fine again. Your peacefulness, innocence and unconditional love remind me of the beauty this life holds” Christmas in its core is the celebration of Jesus‘ birth, an important prophet of our history or the “incarnation of God”, if you believe it to… »

26.12.2019

A Literary Review of Silo’s Work

A Literary Review of Silo’s Work

by Jorge Nuñez Arzuaga – Poet and Journalist Next Saturday, December 28th, Ernesto De Casas will give a talk about the extraordinary thinker, Silo, who was born in Mendoza, Argentina. It will be at 6 p.m. in the “Cultural Hall Bronzini”, on 3422 Rivadavia Street, Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires,… »

24.12.2019

A message from the heart of the on-going Chilean social awakening

A message from the heart of the on-going Chilean social awakening

We are publishing here a letter sent by Pia Figueroa to a Pressenza colleague in the UK as it reflects the intersection between the political and existential experiences that the Chilean population has been going through since the beginning of the social unrest and rebellion against the government’s most unpopular… »

22.12.2019

Towards a Psychology of New Humanism

Towards a Psychology of New Humanism

Interview with Victor Piccininni, author of several studies about the psychology of New Humanism. Among others: “About Working with Attention”, “About Guided Experiences” and “Experiences of Recognition”. He is also a researcher at the Centre of Humanist Studies. Rehuno: Victor, what characterizes the psychology of New Humanism and how does… »

12.12.2019

Rediscovering the Mayan Tzeltal culture

Rediscovering the Mayan Tzeltal culture

Claudio Rossetti Conti, a young Milanese psychologist fascinated by cultural diversity, is active in Chiapas and Guatemala in various indigenous communities as a community psychologist. As a scholar and friend of several women and men of traditional Maya Tzeltal medicine, he is interested in rediscovering the cultures of the original… »

11.12.2019

A new mental landscape is appearing in Chile

A new mental landscape is appearing in Chile

By Petur Gudjonsson There is nothing new about the changing of landscapes. That happens during the life of the individual when they as toddlers have a certain landscape and another one when they are teenagers and so on. If you were to ask a teenager if he likes to play… »

27.11.2019

Pope Francis Calls Nuclear Weapons Immoral as Catholic Activists Face Jail For U.S. Nuke Base Action

Pope Francis Calls Nuclear Weapons Immoral as Catholic Activists Face Jail For U.S. Nuke Base Action

Over the weekend, Pope Francis visited Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where the United States dropped the first atomic bombs in 1945, killing more than 200,000 people. Pope Francis said, “A world without nuclear weapons is possible and necessary.” The leader of the Cathoilc Church met with survivors of the Hiroshima and… »

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