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2016 Year in Review

By Michael Madriaga | December 25, 2016

The Humanist Alliance Philippines, International  (HAPI) has come a long way since its inception in December 2013 by Marissa Torres Langseth (known to her peers as Ms. M) and colleagues. HAPI was established with the goal of gathering humanists from the Philippines and abroad under one banner, to serve as stewards and role models for […]

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A HAPI Lecture : Existential Angst and the Search for Life’s Meaning

By Marissa Langseth | December 10, 2016

  What gives your life meaning? Social causes? HAPI? Love? Basketball? Shopping? The Game of Thrones? Music? Your pet snake? Sex? Writing? Family and friends, perhaps? God? You might derive your sense of purpose from these or you might believe that you were born with a purpose given by God or gods. Whatever the case, […]

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HAPI-BHS and MNHS work together for the ECO School Project

By Hapi Editor | December 1, 2016

Since the last HAPI Trees 2 event held last September 11, 2016, the HAPI – Bacolod Humanists Society and Mandalagan National High School (MNHS) have been good partners for environmental causes. With the help of Miss Julyn Lumbo, a faculty member of the MNHS who is and will be helping spearhead several projects in the […]

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Catch ’em young , for exponential growth – MY VISION

By Marissa Langseth | November 19, 2016

    When I started HAPI in December 2013, I have envisioned to adopt a small community whereby secularism, humanism,  logic and reason will be taught. This vision is coming to fruition. I have done my part. I expect this vision to continue, and for exponential growth. That is how we spread the “word”. Of […]

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Existential Angst and Depression : Meaning and the Satisfying Life by Will Davidson, LMHC

By Hapi Editor | November 2, 2016

This November 26, 2016 from 1:00 – 7:00 pm at the Pearl Manila Hotel located in Taft-UN Avenue, Manila city, Will Davidson, MA, LMHC, will be conducting a lecture on “Existential Angst and Depression : Meaning and the Satisfying Life”. According to him, ‘one of the criticisms of Atheism is that a life without belief […]

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“A Fraction of Enlightenment”

By Hapi Editor | October 25, 2016

Written by Bro. Rholdee L., Spiritual Humanist “The day I moved a step away from religion, was the day I moved a step closer to God”. This is the statement that best describes my Path right now. I have abandoned the Path of religion, and searched for the truth within me. Please do bear with me […]

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Humanism re-defined: Transcending beyond Atheism or Theism

By Hapi Editor | October 25, 2016

  By: Bro. Rholdee L., Spiritual Humanist First published on 10/03/2014 As Humanists, we transcend beyond Atheism, Theism or the likes in between. The issue here is not proving about the existence of God. The real issue here is, “can we be good without God?” If there is God, then we ask ourselves “can we be as […]

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In Photos : Monthly HAPI Nutricamp for HAPI Kids at the Riles (train tracks)

By Marissa Langseth | October 21, 2016

Our monthly HAPI Nutricamp will continue and still going strong in Alabang, Muntinlupa, Philippines. The menu changes  and depends on the occasion and weather. For Oct 20th, it was porridge with chicken, a little warm soup for the cold weather caused by Lawin, the name of the Typhoon that ravaged Northern Luzon. This is just […]

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Ascension by Rekindle PH

By Jrik Villa | October 20, 2016

The fifth installation of the Rekindle series happened last 20th of October at Tippy’s Bistro, in lined with Bacolod’s Masskara Festival, the bistro’s anniversary and the team turning a year leaf as well. Two blocks away from Lacson Street where the local mardi gras is, the team showcased local artists from Bacolod and Iloilo to feature their work against roughly 200 Bacolodnons who decided to stir clear from the main street’s chaos.

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