Humanism and Spirituality

Nelson Mandela: the revolutionary humanist who gifted humanity with hope

The world has witnessed the departure of Nelson Mandela, on 5 December 2013. The death of Mandela, a humanist, a freedom fighter, a leader, is a great loss for the entire world. His life, his struggle for a better South…

Philippines – cresting the waves of a human tsunami

A huge wave of helping activity is now forming across the world, at its peak in the Philippines, but tumbling over in all countries where Filipino overseas workers are housed and where ex-patriot Filipinos live, also in countries wanting to…

From Einstein to Magritte : Beyond our truths. Symposium of Center of Humanists Studies in Paris and Brussels

Throughout history, humankind has always taken its destiny into their hands determined to discover the secrets of the universe. Today, perhaps more than ever, such sustained effort coincides with rapid global change, causing much disorientation but also opening new horizons.…

The voice of a new sensibility speaking loud and clear. Russell Brand going viral

For a while it was difficult to understand his success. The bad mouthed ex-junkie speaking faster than one could follow his thoughts did not have a very wide appeal but a niche audience kept up, and suddenly he has become…

Colonialism and suicide. Economic, psychological, social and spiritual Reparation

Colonialism has been exercised by many ancient peoples such as Hittites, Incas, Greeks and Romans prior to European awareness of the existence of the Americas (aka “The Discovery of America”) but the massive imperialistic drive by European countries had no…

Paque Montecillo at Cochabamba, Bolivia

“I share some pictures of the inauguration of Paque Montecillo (Cochabamba, Bolivia). Many thanks to all the friends who have helped with the tangible and the intangible aspects all these years so this lighthouse may irradiate our best knowledge and this…

Silo: His wisdom remains very much alive

Three years after Silo’s death, we recall the history of the man that gave origin to the Humanist Movement, a spiritual movement that spread to every continent and is now the philosophical basis of the Humanist Party . Silo, whose…

Humanist Party: Ceremony/Vigil for a Nonviolent Solution & Against a Possible US Military Strike in Syria

Just before President Obama deliver his speech TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 AT 7 PM 46th Street & Queens Blvd under the arch, Sunnyside, Queens New York City Humanist Party   >> No to military attacks on Syria by any country >> We request…

Does the West’s (unintended) glasnost predict its own Big Change?

Glasnost means transparency. Gorbachev promoted it in order to lift the veil of secrecy that pervaded the old Soviet Union. The result was the collapse of the system. Some comparisons may be in order. A little story by the Argentinean…

Narhi Park – another site for Silo’s ashes

Sunday 21st July 2013 at Narhi Park of Study and Reflection, Bihar, India; a gathering of around fifty humanists meeting on an all-India, plus Asia guests, occasion who jointly took the opportunity to scatter ashes of Silo at the site.…

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