Perhaps there’s something Turkey and the West can learn from this tragedy: "the opposite of life is not death but indifference."
1. An Independent Narrative: Ideas and ideals conveyed on the channels are not defined in opposition to an extremist ideology
On this 50th anniversary of Star Trek, articles are being written in mass on how the longstanding nature of Trek is due to
Pluralism has become the central uniting factor in much of our society, yet I wonder if many people have considered its implications. If pluralism truly means ALL views are welcome to the table, is that the best means of securing freedom and tolerance? And if not "all", what authority do we appeal to for the boundary?
The pattern of many GOP politicians muting the identity of the victims is in sharp contrast to their dogged attacks on anyone, particularly President Obama, for not mentioning the "Islamic" identity of the perpetrator.
The deaf response of some Muslim communities, including ones that did mentioned but simply denounce ISIS and extremism without
Two of the central philosophies of Jainism are ahimsa (non-violence) and anekantavada (pluralism, or multiplicity of views
One of the most important lessons I took from this experience was that religion does have so many positive things about it.
What Popular TV Shows Reveal About Contemporary Views of Religion in Society: Pt 1--The Walking Dead
Part 1: Reframing Resurrection and Salvation in The Walking Dead Some of the most watched American television programs regularly
The scriptural readings prescribed this week are largely about special separateness. Specifically, the prescribed portion from the Torah and the accompanying selection from the prophet Ezekiel are very much about the Priests and Levites, the clan within the ancient people of Israel set apart for holy service in the sanctuary of God.