HAPI- Dumaguete

A Short Trip to Dumaguete

By Alvin John Ballares / March 10, 2020 / 0 Comments

A Short Trip to Dumaguete by Alvin John Ballares It’s been 6 months and 5 days long since I last stepped foot on Negros Island, some 688 kilometers away from Metro Manila my current home. A downpour greeted me upon arrival at Bacolod airport. Then I had to travel south, 6 hours via bus to […]

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HAPI Duma Celebrates 1st Anniversary

By Javan Poblador / January 22, 2020 / 0 Comments

It is truly a milestone when a seed, planted on the ground and plowed amid the harsh storms, grows of vibrant green leaves, adding a little bit of life to what seems like a harsh world, and bears fruits of a farmer’s tender love and hard labour. This is definitely a metaphor to the humble […]

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HAPI Youth Launches New Secular Shirts

By Javan Poblador / January 13, 2020 / 0 Comments

Another new milestone has been reached by the HAPI Youth as they launch their flagship fundraising project “The Apostate Collection” on Facebook on December 28, 2019. The Apostate Collection aims to start conversations on rational thinking and secularism in the country without being too much “in your face.” Design   Sever the tethers of doctrinal […]

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Humanism for the Earth

By Javan Poblador / October 7, 2019 / 0 Comments

The means of doing without the motivation of redemption or salvation is a concept not widely accepted in a country tied in traditional beliefs dating back to what seems like the cradle of when history came to be. But through the years, human minds have gone past the stage of depending on a supreme being […]

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TAO – A Café Humaniste

By Javan Poblador / August 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Throughout history, religion has shaped people’s culture, society, and a sense of morality. But what role does it play in the progressive modern world? In a secular state? Can one be a good person without “faith”? Both non-religious and religious participants coming from different schools, civil society and organizations were able to explore these questions […]

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Asian Humanism Conference 2019

By Javan Poblador / July 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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HAPI-Dumaguete Joins Zero Waste March

By Alvin John Ballares / February 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

  To set off a newly established Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) chapter, HAPI-Dumaguete has its pioneering activity to take part in the first ever Zero Waste March held in Dumaguete City on January 19, 2019. The said event aims to celebrate the achievements of the zero waste movement in the city and the Negros Oriental province. […]

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