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Pluralist Mike Ghouse

Angela Merkel Can Prevent Another Charlie Hebdo

Mike Ghouse | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics
Mike Ghouse

In a divisive world where the leaders are sacrificing the long term safety of a nation for the short term political gains, and putting the nation on a destructive path of exclusion of those who differ, Merkel has done the right thing; choosing inclusion.

Let Bill Maher Speak -- Islam Supports Free Speech

Mike Ghouse | Posted 01.04.2015 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

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.

Happy Khushali: A Celebration of 57 Years of Imamat (Religious Leadership) of His Highness, the Aga Khan.

Mike Ghouse | Posted 09.14.2014 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

The purpose of every religion and the work of every prophet, messenger or peacemaker was to build cohesive societies, where no human had to live in apprehension or fear of the other.

American Muslim Agenda: A New Beginning for Muslim Americans This July 4

Mike Ghouse | Posted 08.26.2014 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Let it be known that Americans Muslims have placed their trust in American Justice system and will continue to seek justice though it as every American does, and the law of the land is our law. There is no substitute for it.

The Pakistani American Doctor's Organization Is a Model of Pluralism and Is Worthy of Emulating

Mike Ghouse | Posted 07.14.2014 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

Pluralism is simply "Respecting the otherness of others and accepting the God-given uniqueness of each one of us." It is not a religion, nor is it a system of governance or laws to adhere to; it is simply one's attitude of "respecting the otherness of others."

Our Happiness Is Our Responsiblity

Mike Ghouse | Posted 03.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Mike Ghouse

Success is not necessarily driving a Mercedes, having a luxury home, yacht, or making over a six-figure income. It is not about doing better than your friends, classmates, siblings or parents either. Success is rather living the life you want to live with or without things.

Obamacare Is Good for America, Time for Republicans to Realize It

Mike Ghouse | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mike Ghouse

I am a moderate Republican, and am here to tell you, that neither I, nor the Republicans or the Americans gave permission to Ted Cruz to turn the nation upside down, we cannot break the rules and do what we please.

How I Connect With Prophet Muhammad

Mike Ghouse | Posted 03.27.2013 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

I don't wear clothes like him, eat like him or live like him. But when it comes to respecting fellow beings, nurturing goodwill, mitigating conflicts, forgiving others and building cohesive societies, I can relate.

Essence Of Eid-al-Adha, A Muslim Festival Of Sacrifice

Mike Ghouse | Posted 01.07.2012 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

What does submitting to God really mean from a non-religious perspective? It simply means subscribing to the idea of a cohesive environment where each human being is respected for his or her place, nourishment and nurturance.