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Santiago de Chile: Book Spring in Parque Bustamante with more than 140 publishers and lots of activities

After being suspended due to the pandemic for two years, Primavera del Libro, one of the most important publishing fairs in Chile, is back in Parque Bustamante, in the commune of Providencia. In its 11th version, many publishers have come…

Ending nuclear weapons remains the urgency of the hour. We aspire to a world without nuclear weapons

Achieving global nuclear disarmament is one of the oldest goals of the United Nations, being the central theme of the first resolution passed by the General Assembly in 1946, and has been part of its agenda since 1959, along with…

Mikhail Gorbachev, Soviet president and friend of the humanists, dies

The last president of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev, who died today in Moscow at the age of 92 after a serious and prolonged illness, was very close to Silo and the humanists, according to Russian state media. He maintained…

Singularity: Representation (3rd part)

“Exponential growth is sometimes difficult to imagine, because human beings, generally speaking, think linearly”, Michio Kaku. Javier E Belda – IHPS How can we approach the meanings of something apparently unrepresentable, immersed as we are in the co-presence of everyday…

Singularity: Attractors and scenarios (part 2)

Observation from the NASA / ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the galaxy CGCG 396-2, an unusual fusion of multi-armed galaxies located some 520 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Orion. Hubble Spots a Merging Galactic Gem | NASA…

Luis Milani, a master teacher, a great builder

By Horacio Mesón When we receive the news of the almost sudden death of a loved one who also has other attributes – such as having been for the undersigned one of the models of life – this type of…

How do we relate to others?

The dictionary of the Royal Spanish Academy says that to discriminate is “to select by excluding”. So, talking about discrimination is equivalent to talking about exclusion. By Roberto Kohanoff and Isabel Lazzaroni Another definition given by the Royal Academy of…

Intervention by Tomás Hirsch on 4 May 2022 in the Chilean Parliament

We publish here the text and the video of the intervention of the humanist deputy Tomás Hirsch before the Chilean Congress, commemorating the 53rd anniversary of the Silo’s “The Healing of Suffering” that gave origin to the Humanist Movement: 53…

53 years ago, on 4th May 1969, Silo gave a Message that launched a new process for humanity.

On May 4, 1969, some two hundred people came to a remote place in the Andes Mountains to listen to a man named Silo. The Healing of Suffering This is Silo’s first public expression of his ideas. In poetic language,…

Emanuela Widmar

I met her in Rome and we always saw each other there, except on the very few occasions when we met in her beautiful house in Attigliano. She was a luminous, amusing, friendly, funny and direct friend, a person you…

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