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An Atheistic God

By Shane / April 13, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Rado Gatchalian The FILOsopher For centuries, this mind-boggling question, “Does God exist?” has catapulted our civilizations to secondary, yet also primal, questions of peace and violence, of good and evil, of liberty and authority. It is 2021 and we still battle with this one fundamental question that ultimately defines our existence: who we are […]

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A Fierce Agnostic Mama: Angie Driskell | HAPI Spotlight

By Shane / April 9, 2021 / 0 Comments

By Sherwin Dane Haro Editor-in-Chief Never underestimate an activist’s heart, especially when they’re as tenacious of a humanist as Angelica “Angie” Driskell. If you’ve been following Humanist Alliance Philippines, International (HAPI) for the past few years, you might know her as the HAPI Auditor, a member of the Board of Trustees, the HAPI Jr. Ambassador, […]

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HAPI’s Stance on Anti-Asian Violence

By Shane / March 20, 2021 / 0 Comments

The recent spike of anti-Asian violence in the USA has been disturbing to humanity, especially the attacks on Korean women in a massage parlor in Atlanta. The shooter was a young, ultra-religious Southern Baptist man, with “pizza, guns, drums, music, and God” as a summation of his “good life”. He objectified and vilified these women […]

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3 Things You Notice as a “Religious Dropout”

By Shane / March 9, 2021 / 0 Comments

By the HAPI Scholars Leaving your religion behind and looking at life purely from a secular perspective is a sometimes scary, but always humbling experience that a lot of secular humanists could tell you about. The truth is that there isn’t one big moment of clarity where you grasp everything that was ridiculous or irrational […]

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Secular Voice by HAPI Scholars

By Marissa Langseth / September 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Secular Voice by HAPI Scholars

Imagine if the world knew more about the personal life stories of secular people? How we manage to get through the day or the challenges we face. Much of the narrative we see on mainstream media only cater to the majority, but that does not mean our voice does not matter anymore. We are proud […]

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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.” Now it’s […]

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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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