Silo

There is still a future: 40 years on, this message is being sent out again

Twelve years later, in 1981, with the impulse of The Community for Human Development and accompanied by a group of friends from different parts of the world, Silo spoke again, this time on an international stage. From Madrid to Mumbai…

Ode to a remarkable man

POEM     Once upon a time ago An unremarkable remarkable man Walked upon the earth.   He looked just like an ordinary man But when he looked and spoke to you The ground you walked on, shook.   T’was…

From the “Tokarev report” to the “Denisova report”

In 1981 Salvatore Puledda published his novel The Tókarev Report. At the time, the Humanist Movement was at its peak. Only 12 years had passed since Silo had delivered his harangue “The Healing of Suffering” in Punta de Vacas. There…

On Silo’s side

Before sharing an article by Julián Axat for “El cohete a la luna”, we would like to introduce it with the words of Jorge Pardés, which give us context in this regard: In a clear exercise of Memory, Julián brought…

Paine Park of Study and Reflection opens registration for School for Personal and Social Transformation work

The Paine Park of Study and Reflection, located 50km from Santiago de Chile, has been under construction since 2010, with the efforts of many humanists. Among them are the late Huga Tormen and María Cristina Soto, for each of whom…

World Humanist Forum-Asia: Connecting for Collaboration and Action

August 15, 2021. The World Humanist Forum- Asia was officially launched with the participation of over 105 individuals, many representing humanist organisms and other NGOs/groups, all sharing the same vision of a non-violent and non-discriminatory humane world, and working in…

The Gift: A recipe on asking for that which we truly need

On humanism and spirituality     As a student in an all-girls Catholic school, we all went to Mass every Friday. After communion, the priest encouraged us to pray for our intentions before ending the mass with a “going away…

Interview with COPEHU Peru: Education needs to respond to the sensitivities of the new generations

In the Peru of the bicentenary, new challenges are opening up and, in this sense, it is a new historical moment where rethinking education is a necessity for those of us who aspire to overcome violence. We know that the…

Kenneth Kaunda: A Humanist Friend

A Humanist Friend Kenneth Kaunda the last of the pioneers of independence from African colonialism 1924-2021 I met KK, as he is affectionately called in Zambia, in 1989 when I accompanied Silo (Mario Rodríguez Cobos) on his official visit to…

Heartwarming Testimony for this Days! – Letter to Silo

Dear Mario; Antonio informed me that you have departed from this world, now we live in different spheres, but I feel that our spiritual and moral contact, our friendship and sympathy do not disappear and can never disappear. You and…

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