This will be my first and last personal statement about the United States Presidential election of 2016. I am not writing this to convince anyone of what is right or what is wrong. I am writing this for the sake of my own healing process and sharing it only to inspire healing in others.
Dear White People: Want To Protest Police Brutality, Hate-Mongering Presidential Candidates, And The Toxicity Of Bigotry? Start At Home
What we can all do, each of us, every day, without any other tools, positions, access, or power, is teach our children well.
In intolerant times we need more than empty spin that reinforces a destructive status quo. As anthropologists have long known
The people of the UK are realizing how significant and complicated their #Brexit "oops" moment is, and many want a do-over.
In Response to the Tragedy in Orlando - America Should Launch a New War - Against Intolerance and Hate Speech
One thing is certain: intolerance and hatred inevitably lead to violence and death. Our primary response to the horrific massacre at the Pulse nightclub must be to rededicate ourselves to creating a culturally diverse society that is based on tolerance and respect for other religions, sexual orientations, races and life styles.
The endless debates that have hogged the social media since the fateful Saturday cannot bring Harambe back to life.
In these Xenophobic times, we should recognize that Razing Babel was a blessing not a curse. The punishment of imprisonment within a single, narrow tongue proves much, much worse than the inconvenience of dealing with others who don't speak our native language. Here's why:
Given the current tenor of our national political debate, I've thought a fair amount about what I might say this afternoon, beyond my traditional welcome. Of course, what I will not address is the question of what one's partisan political preferences ought to be, or ought not to be.
No, your whining about religious persecution because you have to bake a cake for a gay wedding doesn't make you the Martin Luther King, Jr. of a new conservative religious civil rights movement.