Freedom of speech is an exceptional American value, indeed, that is what separates us from the rest of the world. I urge the University not to ban free speech, let Bill Maher speak, and let students bring Reza Aslan or myself to speak against Bill Maher's non-sense talk.
Saving a life is like saving the whole humanity says the Quran, a book of guidance like all other holy books in building harmony in a given society. It is about building societies that care for each other for the ultimate benefit of each member of the society.
Many people feel that the media plays a significant role in escalating tension between Americans and Muslims around the world. Giving coverage to One Film 9/11 is an opportunity for the media to prove their critics wrong.
Children have to be taught to express their opinions respectfully. Unfortunately, it's a lesson some adults never learn. Take Terry Jones, who threatened to burn a Quran last year. A little over a week ago, he, you guessed it, burned a Quran.
Now that the mosque controversy has ballooned into an international issue, it is worth taking a look to see whether the Republicans were correct in attempting to turn the fight into a November talking point.