While we may never be able to stop violence in the name of religion, we can prevent it at home and in our lives by remembering and instilling in each other basic ethical principles that are held by all religious traditions.
We must make the compromises needed to ensure that we can laugh and cry together. I mean this literally and figuratively: we must become comfortable enough in each other's worlds to attend each other's funerals and weddings.
If I ask you what the human rights, civil rights or environmental movements are about, you likely can give a semi-coherent description. The interfaith relations movement, on the other hand, has no defined brand.
While I loved the film, I also felt sympathetic to people who are hurt and offended by what feels like an attack on their faith. I support anyone who wants to screen the film, but this is a game-changer.