Humanism and Spirituality

19.08.2015

Nepal: amidst the ruins there is the human being

Nepal: amidst the ruins there is the human being

Manavtabadi Abhiyan is the name of the organisation promoted by the Panauti coordination team engaged in organising a community self study programmes in this public shelter. Here we meet members in the activities. Despite all of the physical and daily life problems in Nepal it has been possible to elevate… »

18.08.2015

New Zealand conference: Mind Body Self

New Zealand conference: Mind Body Self

A cornucopia of wisdom from classical philosophy to third eye awakening set minds abuzz in New Zealand’s capital, Wellington, last month thanks to Assoc. Prof. Jay Shaw, a “unique treasure” as all concurred, re the inspiration behind the gathering. By attendee Vonnie Boston The distinguished thinker at the city’s Victoria… »

15.08.2015

My experience on Planet Earth

My experience on Planet Earth

Fifty-six years ago, on a galaxy, far away, I was invited to take an adventure. This would be a mission that was explained to me in details. The mission had very clear time-frame, goals, but no reporting-back system or needs. There was an interesting condition, that I would be put in a… »

14.08.2015

The battle between neoliberal and democratic values

The battle between neoliberal and democratic values

A delegation of Humanists was recently invited to Greece in order to give two presentations at the TEDx event in Anogeia on the island of Crete, they also participated in meetings with members of the Greek national and local government.  Antonio Carvallo, former General Secretary of the Humanist… »

10.08.2015

A chat with Kurt Heyl on The Presocratics and some more

A chat with Kurt Heyl on The Presocratics and some more

Here we publish the inteview done by Jorge Huneeus to Kurt Heyl, on The Presocratics and much more…… »

10.08.2015

Tomás Hirsch: Leap over Fear

Tomás Hirsch: Leap over Fear

We reproduce here Tomás Hirsch’s chat for TED-X Anogeia, in Crete, Greece, on August 8, 2015: “Hello everyone. I feel profoundly moved on sharing with you this experience in this sacred place. I’m one of the spokespersons for Universalist Humanism, a current of thought, and spirituality, as well as political… »

24.07.2015

“Christmas in July” in Absurdityville, USA

“Christmas in July” in Absurdityville, USA

“It is Christmas in July!”[1] So, the boob-tube informs me every time I try to momentarily escape the real and surreal horrors of MSM news, alternative news, Internet news, news from the universe. I seek a morsel of sustenance; a moment of transcendent awareness—a peak moment such as… »

19.07.2015

The Monster, Europe, Greece and the Retreat

The Monster, Europe, Greece and the Retreat

The Principle of Opportune Action (Greek translation below) In the referendum on the 5th of July 62% of the Greek people who voted, voted “no”; no to the austerity terms proposed by the Troika at the time. When questioned if a “no” vote would open up the possibility of another… »

17.07.2015

Toxic bonds of mass destruction vs tools for a non-violent revolution

Toxic bonds of mass destruction vs tools for a non-violent revolution

The bet (Greek translation below) Two things have puzzled me in recent years but also in recent days. Firstly, why is no one talking clearly about a possible Grexit? We keep on hearing about the catastrophe that Grexit will lead us to but we hear nothing about the substance of… »

10.07.2015

The humanitarian miracle in Hungary’s train stations

The humanitarian miracle in Hungary’s train stations

Migration to Europe is a phenomenon increasingly in the news: boats are capsizing in the Mediterranean, migrants have brought the Channel Tunnel to a halt, walls are being proposed to divide nations, and essentially Europe is unable to give a coherent response to the situation. Bloody conflicts in Afghanistan, the… »

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