Humanism and Spirituality

24.10.2014

The Total Revolution

The Total Revolution

By Godi Gutierrez A revolution that doesn’t have the human being as its main focus and concern, and is not totalizing in scope is just another lost opportunity. All these so-called revolutions are merely historical anecdotes, and are just postponing the real one. They are good – in and of… »

24.10.2014

Three books, three authors in Andina Simón Bolivar University, Ecuador

Three books, three authors in Andina Simón Bolivar University, Ecuador

Photo report by Walker Vizcarra A moving experience took place in the presentation of books by three authors: Tony Robinson, Dario Ergas and Pía Figueroa.  The books were presented by three young readers and the presentations were accompanied by music and theatrical readings that created a very intimate, poetic and heart-felt atmosphere. The… »

22.10.2014

Panchomania is not enough. A New Spirituality for a New Humanity

Pope Francis I (Papa Pancho by his hispanophone nickname) has made an attempt to soften up the stance of the Catholic Church with respect to homosexuality. At no point did he propose a change in the doctrine of marriage being between a man and a woman, and he certainly did… »

22.10.2014

Notes about the ‘look’ of Pressenza

Notes about the ‘look’ of Pressenza

Peace is the absence of war, it is coexistence without conflict, but we can’t just limit nonviolence to the absence of violence.  Even if it is an end that we want to achieve, nonviolence is, above all, a resistance to all forms of violence.  Therefore, translated to the field of… »

19.10.2014

Syria — Life Through a Lens: Photography Workshop Helps Young Refugees See Their World with Fresh Eyes

Syria — Life Through a Lens: Photography Workshop Helps Young Refugees See Their World with Fresh Eyes

  Human Wrongs Watch In Syria, they witnessed humanity at its worst. Now, through photography, young refugees look at their world with fresh eyes. Written by Charlie Dunmore, Friday 17 October 2014 (UNHCR)*  More than half of the 3 million people driven into exile by the conflict in Syria are children. »

14.10.2014

Tomás Hirsch speech in “Peace Paths for the Israel/Palestine conflict”

Tomás Hirsch speech in “Peace Paths for the Israel/Palestine conflict”

Words of Tomas Hirsch at the Providencia Forum in Santiago de Chile, seeking peaceful ways to resolve the Israeli/Palestinian conflict “Good afternoon to everyone. To begin, I want to clarify where I am coming from: I am speaking from the point of view of Universalist Humanism. Its main points are:… »

06.10.2014

Call on Pope Francis to reopen Vatican for changes in the church

Call on Pope Francis to reopen Vatican for changes in the church

  Human Wrongs Watch By Mairead Corrigan Maguire*, Nobel Peace Laureate, 6 October 2014, TRANSCEND Media Service — On October 4th we celebrated the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi. When HH the Pope took the name of St. Francis he declared his desire that we be a church of the… »

06.10.2014

The End of the World is… avoidable

The End of the World is… avoidable

“The End of the World is Nigh” is a slogan that has been repeated ever since human beings could formulate the concept.  Prehistoric cavemen found meteorites, volcanos, unusual weather patterns, changes in animal behaviour, and other such omens to be portents of doom and imminent destruction. In more recent times… »

05.10.2014

When Quantum Physics Meets Daoism in Hong Kong and raises another umbrella over the whole…

When Quantum Physics Meets Daoism in Hong Kong and raises another umbrella over the whole…

writes…..   As the protest movement began to burgeon last Friday, September 26th, in the famous commercial areas of Hong Kong and people began to pour on to the streets around the government headquarters in Central,  in Causeway Bay, Tsim Sha Tsui, Mongkok and Wanchai,  I joined a small band… »

27.09.2014

A Public Presentation in New York by Dario Ergas on his Third Book

A Public Presentation in New York by Dario Ergas on his Third Book

The Meaning and Project of the Human Being. Thalia Spanish Theatre, Queens, New York, 9/16/2014 Translated from Spanish by Alejandro Suarez and Patricia Rios Farell Dear friends, I would like to thank you for the opportunity to be here with you this September 16th,  2014, in this city… »

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