atheism

HAPI Scholars’ Official Statement on Islamic Extremism in France

By Javan Poblador / November 1, 2020

HAPI Scholars’ Official Statement on Islamic Extremism in France   We, young humanists from the Philippines, join the international community in expressing our indignation towards the archaic and cruel acts of Islamic extremism in France. We denounce, in the strongest possible terms, the increasing cases of horrific murders and other horrendous acts of Islamic extremists […]

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The Faith of a Thinker

By Javan Poblador / July 26, 2020

The Faith of a Thinker By Rado Gatchalian Sydney, Australia   faith (n.) mid-13c., faith, feith, fei, fai “faithfulness to a trust or promise; loyalty to a person; honesty, truthfulness,” from Anglo-French and Old French feid, foi “faith, belief, trust, confidence; pledge” (11c.), from Latin fides “trust, faith, confidence, reliance, credence, belief,” from root of […]

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Being a Nontheist in a Catholic School

By Javan Poblador / June 27, 2020

Being a Nontheist in a Catholic School by Joshua Villalobos Bacolod City     While state universities and colleges are still on the rise, it is an undeniable fact that when a student wants quality private education, the religious educational institutions are the “go tos”. That’s why many of us nontheists, atheists, agnostics, who want […]

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A Journey into Atheism

By Javan Poblador / May 23, 2020

A Journey into Atheism By Eldemar R. Sabete Bacolod City Growing up in a Catholic family setting means, following the traditional way of living. To conserve, save, and protect the faith are expected to do by every member of the family. It’s natural to be conscious for a child who wants a sense of belongingness […]

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A Meditation (On the Stupidity of Mankind)

By Javan Poblador / March 21, 2020

Written by Rado Gatchalian March 21, 2020 Sydney, Australia “There is something frightening about stupidity; more especially, about stupidity in its mass, organised form.”  – Christopher Hitchens It has been told that IGNORANCE IS BLISS. But if ignorance is a feeling of death – where man has to experience an immediate and endless silence: “Rest […]

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Jamie’s Birthday Celebration with HAPI Kids

By Alvin John Ballares / September 26, 2019

Alabang, Muntinlupa September 21, 2019 This is a day to remember, Jamie del Rosario Martinez, a superwoman, decided to celebrate her birthday with HAPI kids in a community in Alabang, Muntinlupa. Alabang kids fondly call Jamie “Momshie”. She has been the project manager of Kids Nutrition Campaign since 2014. It’s Jamie’s Birthday What better way […]

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Asian Humanism Conference 2019

By Javan Poblador / July 13, 2019

Attending the Asian Humanism Conference (AHC) 2019 in Singapore of this month was my first ever formal experience in the world of humanism. I cannot help myself feeling immense pleasure to represent Humanist Alliance International Philippines (HAPI) and to be a part as a delegate in this event.    So what is the Asian Humanism […]

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