Humanism and Spirituality

01.10.2015

May the Force be with you: the Force of Nonviolence

May the Force be with you: the Force of Nonviolence

The 2nd of October, marks Gandhi’s birthday and as a result of India’s suggestion at the UN, it also marks the International Day of Nonviolence. It’s a terrible indictment on global society that we have to have a special day to mark such a supremely moral attitude and behaviour. This… »

16.09.2015

Silo’s revolutionary opus

Silo’s revolutionary opus

Pressenza marks five years since Silo, the Argentinean author, nonviolent revolutionary and spiritual guide, passed away on the 16th of September 2010 at his home in Mendoza, Argentina, with this tribute by our columnist, Javier Tolcachier. Asked by a journalist back in 1994, “What would you like to appear… »

15.09.2015

Mark Lesseraux on Face 2 Face

Mark Lesseraux on Face 2 Face

This week’s show starts with our friend singer and guitarist Gabriella Callender and continues with Mark Lesseraux discussing Silo and his Message. »

14.09.2015

Summer in Milan with Eritrean, Syrian, Iraqi and Somali refugees…

Summer in Milan with Eritrean, Syrian, Iraqi and Somali refugees…

Testimony of a summer in Milan spent with refugees that reach the city every day. In these long and extremely hot summer months of 2015, Barbara and I remained in Milan. Like so many Italians these days, we didn’t have money to go away, let alone think about… »

05.09.2015

ProMosaik interviews the peace activist Pia Figueroa Edwards

ProMosaik interviews the peace activist Pia Figueroa Edwards

We have talked to Pia Figueroa Edwards, an activist for non-violence and peace from Chile. We have asked her questions about humanism as the right way to go, about her socio-political acitivity, about her strategy. A great woman, strong, and dynamic. With many objectives for her next future to leave… »

21.08.2015

The inner core of our joint action

The inner core of our joint action

From where do we get the energy and the motivation for our joint action? How do we manage to sustain our joint action in the long term?To begin with, and generally speaking, the energy and the motivation for our joint action may come from what we think and what we… »

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… »

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