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What has become of America?

By Javan Poblador / August 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Like many of my fellow Americans and people across the world I am saddened and angry at the gun violence and white supremacy that has reared its ugly head in America.  It is a terrible evolution of the American Republic and speaks volumes of America in the 21st century. Recently I have wondered how did […]

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Volunteerism: Behind the Curtains

By Javan Poblador / June 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

“An hour more,” I repeatedly murmured to myself. 90? 100? I counted again. 120 people managed to show up here. We were almost in disbelief! We have never initiated an event with a crowd as huge as this and it was never this ambitious. But the audacity to run through with this ambitious project is […]

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HAPI Jr. 2nd Balangaw Project

By Alvin John Ballares / May 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Balangaw Project   A successful “The Balangaw Project: Empowering the LGBTQ+ community through Education” was held last April 27, 2019 at Barangay Mandalagan with the partnership of their Sangguniang Kabataan. With the success of the first Balangaw project, the Juniors brought the event to another close and populated barangay. The majority of the participants is […]

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My Journey as a Humanist

By Claris Quezon / February 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

This is all about me, myself and I, on the journey of being a humanist. I was brought up by a very devout catholic maternal grandmother who is part Spanish/Japanese. I grew up listening to her bible stories and the usual Latin prayers on Angelus hours but she was never the traditional catholic. She was […]

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Gerontocracy in the Philippines

By Marissa Langseth / January 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

This country, the Philippines,  is run by a Gerontocracy (rule of the old). The issue of the bill to lower the minimum age of criminal liability to 9 years old indicates a lack of progress in the outlook of many of our solons today. It would seem that this proposition is a mere shortcut or […]

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Sinulog in Cebu: Political in nature

By Marissa Langseth / January 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

The Sinulog is Political: – its religious symbolism and meanings are meant to reinforce the legitimacy of the Roman Catholic Church as a key institution of society. – its cultural performances and artisitic interpretations are not only displays of parts of Cebuano identity but a potent projection of soft power on a domestic and even […]

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HAPI : The state of the Union

By Marissa Langseth / October 3, 2018 / 1 Comment

The state of our union in HAPI is strong! Mabuhay and hello to the Board of Trustees, our officers and of course, to our membership and friends of the Humanist Alliance Philippines, International.    The state of the union is strong in HAPI. The Year after “The law of natural selection took place”. The year 2018 […]

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Women's Rights are human rights

I am a Young Woman: Advocating for Women, their Rights, and Inspiring Young Ones to Serve

By McJarwin Cayacap / May 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

I was once a child prying why many women, especially those who are married, stay home, do the household chores, and look after the children. Are they uneducated? Are these womenfolk not allowed to work and earn a living? Is this the old culture where women are kept home, and men work for the family […]

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5-Star Reviews of ‘No Outside Intelligence’

By Marissa Langseth / May 14, 2018 / 0 Comments

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ A very positive message that this book exudes is that love doesn’t come from God by Marina Chowdhury Bains (New York, USA) ‘No Outside Intelligence’ was a very interesting read, well worth one’s time. What drew me the most to this autobiography was the honesty of emotion that went into it. As I read it, […]

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Self-RESPECT

A Humanist’s Perception of Respect

By McJarwin Cayacap / May 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

I’m not expert in social studies and ethics but I believe that there are things that don’t require academic knowledge because they are simple and innate to us as human beings. Among these attributes is respect. Through all the ups and downs of life, we learn new things from one experience to another. Although respect […]

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