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Seriously, why are you still a Catholic?

By Shane / December 27, 2019 / 0 Comments

In times when I get into conversations with Catholic friends about the controversies hounding the Church — as a recap, the list goes from Inquisitions to child rape to cultural genocide — they’re quick to denounce the controversies. Over the years, I’ve been told many variations of “As a Catholic, I abhor it.” It’s a […]

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Stop Blaming a Minority for Wanting the Same Rights As You

By Shane / September 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Photo: George Calvelo/ABS-CBN News In light of the divided consensus over the Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Equality Bill in the Senate and the recent brouhahas surrounding transgender woman Gretchen Diez, it’s occurred to me that there is now a greater pushback towards the LGBTQ+ community in the Philippines than ever before. […]

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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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Women’s Rights in the Philippines – An Overview

By Hapi Editor / May 13, 2017 / 0 Comments

Originally posted in ConatusNews  Written By Danielle Erika Hill and Scott Douglas Jacobsen Humanism, as an ethical and philosophical worldview, provides the basis for proper action in the world with an emphasis on this world, the natural world. There is a phrase, “deed before creed,” that speaks volumes to the emphasis of humanism. Principles are […]

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HUMANISM-The real empowerment

By Hapi Editor / February 28, 2017 / 0 Comments

“Humanism is a democratic and ethical life stance that affirms that human beings have the right and responsibility to give meaning and shape to their own lives. Humanism stands for the building of a more humane society through an ethics based on human and other natural values in a spirit of reason and free inquiry […]

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Humanism, not religion, is our salvation

By admin / October 16, 2016 / 1 Comment

Typhoon Ruby is headed our way and already I see dozens of Facebook posts urging people to pray that it will be deflected, for God to spare the country, and so on. If the effectivity of prayers that came before past super typhoons are any indication, I doubt if the results would be any different this time around. Not that […]

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Guest Blogger: The Filipino Culture of Pandering to Ignorance.

By admin / January 19, 2016 / 0 Comments

January 19, 2016 As the great philosophers, scientists and artists of our time have said quite often, why must we pander to the willful ignorance of the masses? Is being offended more important now than the propagation of intellectual dialogue and argumentation? What kind of future generations are we raising by teaching them to shut […]

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