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Disaster Reduction and Climate change -a Humanist approach

By Claris Quezon / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments

Preamble to make the listeners at ease in humanism as a context on disaster reduction and climate change. As most of you have gone through Grade 11 and Disaster Risk Reduction core subjects have been incorporated already in your curriculum, what I will do is give you a review but will focus on humanism as […]

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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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Wider, Broader, Deeper, and Longer: The Banality of Moving the Goal Posts

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen / January 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Andrew Sullivan, prominent and long-time essayist, declared every person has a religion. By implication, this would include atheists, as most see themselves, likely, as a-religious within the referent frame of a-theism. This seems more wrong than right, and also appears to miss the basic nature of religion: handed down answers, or, […]

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The Guardians of Pain

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen / December 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen The Roman Catholic Christian Church Pope Francis – the guy who thinks he is the only Pope should look into the Discordians, adjacent to the Church of the SubGenius and its SubGenii – remarked on the problems with drug abuse or, less moralistically, substance misuse in the context of Duterte (Romero, […]

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Marketing 101

Ang Bibliya ang Katibayan na Mayroong Diyos

By Dennis Pulido / October 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

“Sapagka’t ang Dios ay hindi Dios ng kaguluhan, kundi ng kapayapaan. Gaya sa lahat ng mga iglesia ng mga banal” “For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.” 1 Corinthians 14:33 —————– Marami sa ating gumagamit ng mga Bible verse para magpahayag ng mga makabibliyang […]

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God as the Designer – The Watchmaker

By Dennis Pulido / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

“Sapagka’t ang mga bagay niyang hindi nakikita buhat pa nang lalangin ang sanglibutan ay nakikitang maliwanag, sa pagkatanto sa pamamagitan ng mga bagay na ginawa niya, maging ang walang hanggan niyang kapangyarihan at pagka Dios; upang sila’y walang madahilan” “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been […]

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Isang hamon mula sa isang naniniwala sa Diyos

By Dennis Pulido / October 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

May humamon sa akin tungkol sa Diyos. Binigyan nya ako ng permiso na i-share ang usapan namin, sa kondisyon na hindi ko sasabihin ang pangalan nya. Eto ang hamon nya. Pinaliwanag nya sa akin na kahit anong paliwanag mo sa isang bulag, hindi nya maiintindihan at malalamang may liwanag, kaya hindi maniniwala ang bulag na […]

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Dilema ni Euthyphro Diagram

Kung walang Diyos, saan manggagaling ang moralidad?

By Dennis Pulido / October 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Ayon sa kasulatan ng pilosopong si Plato, si Euthyphro, isang Athenian na propeta, ay tinanong ng pilosopong si Socrates: “Ang kabutihan ba ng Diyos ay mabuti dahil nanggaling ito sa Diyos? O ito ba ay mabuti dahil nagdudulot ito ng kabutihan?” Ito ang tinatawag na Euthyphro’s Dilemma, o ang Dilema ni Euthyhpro. Suriin natin ang […]

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Humanist Voices interviews HAPI Vice-Chairperson

Humanist Voices interviews HAPI Vice-Chairperson

By McJarwin Cayacap / August 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Humanist Voices is the official publication of International Humanist Ethical Youth Organization (IHEYO), bringing news and opinion from Humanists around the world. IHEYO is the youth section and non-profit umbrella of International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU) to which Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) has been a member organization since 2015. It serves as the […]

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