Kindness begets kindness

I have just donated very generously to a society that is based in California, helping atheists in Africa and ex-Muslims. Lo and behold, I remember the director of this society and just had a brief back and forth message with him. In just a few hours, HAPI is affiliated with Humanists Global to collect donation […]

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Whistleblowing: Drug companies in the Phils and the USA

  When I was still in the Philippines, right after graduation, I was employed as a medical representative to promote prescription medicines for  international firms. We undergo stringent and professional  training about marketing and promotions. Therefore, having done  that,  I consider myself knowledgeable  about  marketing and promoting  anything. Anything at all! Ignorant people brand that […]

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Whistleblowing : Colonoscopy

As per CDC guidelines, colonoscopy is recommended as a preventative diagnostic procedure  for colorectal  cancer  starting  age 50 until 75. Colonoscopy is an invasive procedure: A flexible tube is inserted into one’s intestines via the anus, and pictures taken inside (like that of a camera.) However, this procedure needs  very clean intestines or the pictures […]

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Interview by Canadian Atheist

By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Marissa Torres Langseth is the Founder and Chairwoman Emeritus of HAPI – Humanist Alliance Philippines, International. Here we talk about HAPI, secular women, and more. Scott Douglas Jacobsen: What triggered the original formation of PATAS and then HAPI? Marissa Torres Langseth: I do not need fame nor fortune. I created PATAS […]

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