secularism

HAPI Shows Filipino Spirit at YHI Asian Humanism Conference

By Alvin John Ballares / January 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN — Young Humanists International (YHI), formerly International Humanist and Ethical Youth Organization (IHEYO) assembled again the most active secular Humanists of Asia on December 29 and 30, 2018 in the port city of Kaohsiung in Taiwan. Hosting this year’s anticipated official YHI gathering was Humanistic Pastafarianism in Taiwan 台灣人文煮意麵團 (HPT) founded by YHI […]

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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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Five Amazing Years of Secular Humanism in the Philippines

By Alvin John Ballares / January 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

First of all, happy New Year! This floating pale blue ark we’re on just completed an orbital travel, some 150 million kms. from the surface of the Sun. It’s been a safe 365-day journey humans, we made it! HAPI is five years now, who would have thought that a secular humanism would even have its […]

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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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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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HAPI participates in protest against Hereditary Religion

By Angelique / February 16, 2018 / 0 Comments

On January 21, 2018, atheists, secularists and humanists from all over the world protested against early and involuntary indoctrination of religions. International Day of Protest Against Hereditary Religion is observed yearly through an online forum by non-religious individuals and representatives of secular organizations. This year’s was hosted in a Google Hangouts session by Damien Marie […]

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Egoists Are Not Humanists

By Angelique / October 31, 2017 / 0 Comments

Adjective. Pertains to egoism. Egoistic refers to a person being preoccupied with himself and pushes for personal fulfillment. There are three types of Egoism: Psychological Egoism- humans are always motivated by self-interest. It is perceived that humans choose to help because of personal gains. It can either be direct or indirect benefits. Ethical Egoism- humans […]

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