A NEW HUMANISM FOR A NEW WORLD
Pluralistic exchanges from a world in crisis
16-17-18 April 2021
According to a set of beliefs that have been imposed on us, money, or a more updated version of it, would solve all the problems of the planet. It was enough to believe in it, and the sufferings and pains of humanity would finally be defeated. According to this, money would be the only thing worth pursuing.
“At first sight, it gives the impression that, when the human being or even their ancestors arrived to a blind alley, it happened as though an aura of enlightenment had come down from heaven… and suddenly unexpected solutions were found.”
Speech by Vito Correddu from the “Salvatore Puledda” Centre for Humanist Studies at the 14th Philosophy Congress in Beijing on behalf of the World Centre for Humanist Studies.
Nowadays talking about revolution is a major reason for criticism. Naivety, obsolescence, and anti-historicity are common attributions from those dismissing idealism in favor of pragmatism.