EUPRAXOPHIA n. 2
Secular Humanist Magazine. Lima, 2001
What is the
Meaning of Life?
HAPINESS AS A SOCIAL PLEASURE (pp. 1-7)
Happiness is lived by people through the others, it is not an isolated thing. Then its concept is a socio-cultural product.
LIFE IS TO BE LIVED NOW: A VITAL, PERSONAL HUMANISM (pp.
Many times we mistakenly postpone happiness and let it be conditioned by the others´ view. Humanism says we should plan our life because it is the only one that we have.
THE HUMAN LIFE: WHAT IS ITS PURPOSE? (pp. 12-26)
Manuel Abraham Paz y Miño
The meaning of an individual´s life is a product of several circunstances around its existence.
ETHICS AND MEANING OF LIFE (pp. 27-33)
The meaning of life was conditionated by religion until Modern times in the West. Social and political events influence on it and it has several levels. There are many kinds of it.
THE MEANING OF LIFE (pp. 34-55)
Author claims: an ethics without God, life is worth to be lived, we should live well satisfaying our basic and spiritual needs with audacity, freedom and reason.
INTERVIEW WITH WALTER LEDGARD by M.A. Paz y Miño
Book reviews by Víctor Montero (pp. 59-72) of:
How to enjoy better sex, love and marriage by M.A. Paz y Miño & Introduction to Humanism by F. Hiorth
Also: Statement # 2 and Years 2000-01 Debates of the Peruvian A-Religious Movement
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