What Spiritism is and what it is not

What Is Spiritism Let’s start by understanding why “Spiritism” instead of “Spiritualism”. In his first published book, The Spirits' Book, Kardec notes that: “New terms are necessary to clearly convey new ideas  and to avoid the inevitable confusion that ensues from using the same term for expressing different ideas. The terms spiritual, spiritualist, and spiritualism … Continue reading What Spiritism is and what it is not

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After all, what does it mean to be a “Spiritualist”?

I’d like to propose some reflections for you who consider yourself a catalyst of positive change in the world, especially if you also consider yourself a spiritualist. I have met hundreds of people that fit the description above and observed many more in physical and online (such as Facebook) groups on various religious and spiritualistic … Continue reading After all, what does it mean to be a “Spiritualist”?

How to deconstruct our need for a messiah, a savior, a leader?

Some believe a messiah will save us, others that science will ultimately help us achieve common happiness in a bright society. Some believe a particular economic system is needed, others that a specific party or politician will do the job. Many are the factors at play here, but the starting point of this article is … Continue reading How to deconstruct our need for a messiah, a savior, a leader?