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#30to30:Who chooses our religion?

For the first time, I answered the question I have expected all along, “Umma who chooses our religion?” my eight year old asked while we were driving home last night.I always knew this would come. 178 more words

Writing

When You're Intolerant of Tolerance 😲

The typical politically correct liberal is tolerant on many issues in America and religious belief and practice is no exception; It is in fact, as neuro-scientist and author Sam Harris describes, the one subject we refuse to approach with rationality. 1,434 more words

Women's Rights

Ahmadis’ overly long days at shelters

  • The Jakarta Post

| Mon, June 18 2018  

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Children’s voice: Barahim, a 9-year-old boy who lives with his parents at Wisma Transito in Mataram, West Nusa Tenggara, holds up the letter he has written to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo appealing to him to allow displaced Ahmadi families to return to Ketapang village after living in the shelters for 12 years. 22 more words

Asia

I am a Hindu

To be or not to be, that is the question, that haunted me for many years. Born to parents with diametrically opposite views on God, religion, rituals, tradition – all that make me a Hindu – I have always struggled with religion. 1,454 more words

The Religious Tolerance of the Mongols

The Religious Tolerance of the Mongols
by Ron Steelman (really, a video by John Green)
June 3, 2018

My son mentioned seeing some short videos at school via YouTube, “Crash Course in World History – with John Green.”  The video that he saw mentioned a few interesting things that I didn’t know about Mongols. 221 more words

Religion

There May be Hope for American Democracy After All

Those of you who read my blog (blackwhiteorgray.com) know that I have been harshly critical of national evangelical Christian leaders who peddle an intolerant, disrespectful, anti-immigrant, and generally hateful political agenda. 3,090 more words

Political Compromise

Mass Shooting of Students - Schools are the Problem

Like many Americans I have been brokenhearted by the senseless slaughter of so many of our young people. I have desperately searched for a common thread in all these violent episodes. 286 more words

Political Compromise