secularism

A Life Well-Lived: HAPI Founder Retires

By Shane / March 1, 2020 / 0 Comments

In a culture dominated by religiosity, overt superstition, and fake news, it takes a truly ballsy person to fight against the noise. While pushing for secularism is by no means a competition, Marissa Torres Langseth, HAPI Founder and Chairperson Emeritus, was the first to openly advocate for a more secular Philippines in the public stage. […]

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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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The HAPI book : From Superstition to Reason Second Volume

By Marissa Langseth / December 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

As our  final project and contribution to humanity, I am launching the HAPI book: From Superstition to Reason second volume today at AMAZON.com https://www.amazon.com/dp/1717758061/ref=sr_1_5?keywords=From+SUperstition+to+Reason&qid=1577199725&s=books&sr=1-5 It is even Free at Kindle :https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08337ZBRF/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=From+SUperstition+to+Reason&qid=1577199898&s=books&sr=1-1 I am seriously contemplating to leave all activism in 2020. HAPI now, has the best officers/volunteers,  therefore,  I  can only  be on the sidelines. […]

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HAPI Founder spotlighted in “The Fil-Am” Magazine

By Shane / October 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

Marissa Torres-Langseth, HAPI Founder and Chairperson Emeritus, was featured in the October 2019 issue of The FilAm as one of its main cover stories. This marked Langseth’s second appearance on the New York-based, Filipino-American lifestyle magazine after being featured in 2012. In the latest issue, she discusses the development of her activism since her first […]

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HAPI Triple Treat

By Marissa Langseth / October 19, 2018 / Comments Off on HAPI Triple Treat

HAPI Triple Treat will showcase an international art exhibition, the inauguration of newly elected and appointed officers, and the General Assembly this 2018.

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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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Secular Humanism in the Philippines

By Dwengster / October 22, 2017 / 0 Comments

By Emmanuel Ikan Astillero Oct 17, 2017 7:37 PM (+8 GMT) Makati, Philippines Humanist societies, such as HAPI, are atheistic, secular and humanistic. Members do not believe in the existence of a god, are non-religious, and adhere to a program of work where human interests, values, and dignity predominate. It is not an easy situation […]

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In the Name of

By Dwengster / October 14, 2017 / 0 Comments

In the Name of October 9, 2017 6:47 PM (+8 GMT) Bacolod City, Philippines There once was a zealous Christian and an atheist who one day were trying to rally on a point on which idea should prevail. The atheist provided a point on how he did things by following his moral obligations with the […]

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Finding Humanism

By Dwengster / September 19, 2017 / 0 Comments

Finding Humanism by Herb Burdeaux September 19, 2017 6PM (-8 GMT) Seattle, WA, USA We all have our story of how we found humanism, or like me, stumbled into it. Humanism being the great outlook of thought that attaches prime importance to human beings, rather than divine or supernatural entities. I was raised on an […]

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