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Fear Cannot Be Our Motivation To Unite

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 11.25.2015 | Politics
Dr. Michael Laitman

The Paris attacks have prompted people of all faiths and views to urge unity as a cure for terrorism. I agree that unity is a cure for terrorism. What I am less content with is that terrorism is the reason for unity. As long as fear is our motivation to unite, in the absence thereof we will also avoid unity.

Not on Our Watch

Dain Heer | Posted 11.16.2015 | Impact
Dain Heer

How can we move forward after yet another attack like this? How can we hope to create a kinder planet? Start by asking this question, "What kind of world would I like to see?" And, "How can I contribute to creating that world?"

Theology in the Hands of Racist Colonialists

Craig Luekens | Posted 11.06.2015 | Religion
Craig Luekens

I know that the Church has committed untold amounts of suffering and evil in the name of Christ. (There is no religion, philosophy, or worldview, for that matter, that hasn't, all to greater or lesser degrees of distortion).

Miami Carnival Review 2015

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 11.02.2015 | Miami
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

It's been over two weeks since Miami Carnival and I am still reliving it in my mind. It was one of my best carnivals to date, and I hesitate to say it was better than Trinidad, but it was almost on par

Rediscovering Our Place Amongst Nature's Intricate Weave

Courtney Dukelow | Posted 11.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Courtney Dukelow

Last night, I was awake for most of the night. The undigested fragments of my day were coming up for their rightful attention. I read a post publishe...

Why 'Black Lives Matter' to Us All

Dr. David Anderson | Posted 10.28.2015 | Black Voices
Dr. David Anderson

If it is true that all lives matter, then let's prove it by demonstrating our care for the lives that have mattered the least in America...Black Lives.

Native American Youth Tell The White House: Our Schools Are Failing Us

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 10.15.2015 | Politics

In the eighth grade, Isabella Cornell's history teacher taught students that Native Americans are "violent, vicious vermin" and connected their cultu...

Farrakhan Remembers The Day A Million Men Stood Up | Posted 10.07.2015 | Black Voices

The Million Man March showed that we could come together and love each other. The legacy that what we established on that day needs to be analyzed, because if we can do it for a day, we can do it for a week, a month, a year, and that is the beginning of a brand-new reality of a Black life.

Revel Nation Mas

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 10.06.2015 | Miami
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

Miami Carnival is fast approaching and the excitement is building for what promises to be a great experience for those of us that miss and crave that home carnival feeling

Shia And Sunni Muslims In India Stand Shoulder To Shoulder For Joint Prayers

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 10.01.2015 | Religion

Shia and Sunni Muslims in Lucknow, India, came together as one family to hold joint prayers for Eid al Adha this year.  The Sept. 25 service...

The Quest for Natural Intelligence in the World

Catherine Cunningham | Posted 09.24.2015 | Green
Catherine Cunningham

Natural Intelligence refers to principles of life and to our lifestyle choices that respect the natural limits and boundaries of earth's resources.

Can We Keep the Empathy State of Mind Alive?

Alyssa Piperis | Posted 09.15.2015 | Impact
Alyssa Piperis

The 14th anniversary of 9/11 has come and gone. My social media newsfeeds are filled with less outward sensitivity and commemoration today than they w...

My Letter to Baltimore

Quentin Vennie | Posted 06.29.2015 | Impact
Quentin Vennie

I am your child. I am a product of your society. I was born on your soil and raised in your communities. I was educated by your system and taught by your adversities. I've walked your streets and stood on your corners. You are my home.

My Place in the World: Thoughts and Feelings - SCOTUS and Marriage Equality

Stephanie Mott | Posted 06.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States is hearing arguments about whether or not I have the right to marry a person of my choosing irrespective of whether or not they are "male" or "female."

Daily Meditation: Unity

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.28.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

When My Children Squabble, I See the Church

Bronwyn Lea | Posted 06.23.2015 | Religion
Bronwyn Lea

When my children squabble, I see how very young they are, and how very little they understand. Their truths are true, but partial. When my children squabble, there is anger. There are tears. When my children squabble, I love them and am for them.

One Nation Under God, So Divisible

Dave Helfert | Posted 06.14.2015 | Politics
Dave Helfert

The threats are as potentially devastating as any the country has ever faced, yet the response from many of our elected officials has gotten smaller and smaller in every respect.

Here's How You Can Play 'Super Mario 64' At Your Desk Right Now

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.31.2015 | Technology

Aaaaaand good luck getting work done for the rest of the day.

Direct Action on Racism, Poverty, and War: An Honest Attempt to Honor MLK

Nourish International | Posted 03.21.2015 | Impact
Nourish International

Today there isn't a more fondly remembered and respected public figure than King, but did our opinion of him change because we embraced his ideas of radical justice, or did we simply forget them?

Protecting Freedom of Expression in Newsrooms and Mosques: Unity and Dialogue

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 03.15.2015 | Religion
Gaia Paradiso

The Mosque of Rome is the largest Mosque of Europe and its architecture replicates and perfectly integrates itself in the heart of Italy.

U.S. Leaders Ditch 'Charlie Hebdo' Rally

Amanda Botfeld | Posted 03.14.2015 | World
Amanda Botfeld

Following a week of deadly shootings, nearly 4 million people took a stand and marched against terrorism on Sunday, the largest public gathering in France's history. Over 40 of the world's top leaders marched together in solidarity. We should've been there.

Get Back: A TV Comedy Writer Remembers

David S. Simon | Posted 03.14.2015 | Fifty
David S. Simon

I lived through the sixties. By the hour. By the minute. By the second. I was not distracted by devices -- only of my own making. The music of the moment informed us. Educated us. Moved us. Bonded us. It was our universal language.

12 Beautiful Truths About Life and the World

Elyse Santilli | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Elyse Santilli

We have been taught to look outward for the answers to our problems. But the truth is, your soul knows what to do. Trust that you have everything you'll ever need inside of you right in this moment.

In South Sudan, China Peacemaker Role Marks a First in Its Diplomacy

Giorgio Cafiero | Posted 11.11.2014 | World
Giorgio Cafiero

Such involvement contradicts China's traditional doctrine of non-interference in foreign countries' domestic disputes, but Beijing's economic and geopolitical interests in South Sudan have convinced it to bend its rules.

67 Years of Independence: Pakistan's Past and Present

Mariam Khan | Posted 10.15.2014 | Impact
Mariam Khan

Despite the perpetual obstacles that Pakistan encounters, the citizens of the nation find a way to stand back up. Only if tolerance is practiced by the public, and education becomes common, will the public be able to make Pakistan prosper and make it rank amongst the list of successful states of the world.