As fear spreads, it reassures us that we are not alone in this unfounded fear, that we are right to believe the enemy is the "other."
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For every Muslim that is the victim of a hate crime, for every vandalized mosque, for every self-serving pundit that spreads hatred by misrepresenting Islam, American national security is endangered.
To most of us modern folks, Ground Zero refers to a location in Manhattan. Some of us were physically there on 9/11; the rest of us were emotionally and spiritually close.
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The current tide of anti-Muslim sentiment has increased the call of religious leaders and lay people to come out and show their support amid heightened instances of vocal and physical hate mongering.
The combat, the hypocrisy, the grandstanding, the bravado, it's killing us. We are fighting over a piece of land and religion is once again at the heart of it.
It is and always has been a risk in free societies that those interested in power or ideology will take advantage of those freedoms to deny the same to others.
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After 9/11 and in the years since, I've watched the anti-Muslim drumbeat intensify in ways that impact multitudes of innocent people.
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The United States military cannot favor one religious sect over another, staying true to the Constitution's establishment clause that service members pledge to defend.
For the most part, I've been pretty lucky when it comes to my neighbors. I've gotten along with the vast majority of them, and I've never had cross-ya...
Self-imposed victimization, begins after the fact, when you continue to blame or bemoan the circumstances and therefore give up doing what you can to improve.
The vital question moving forward has less to do with what happened and whom you can find to blame, and more to do with what you can do now that something has happened to you.
It takes guts to face anger with inner patience, and take the higher road of ethical responses. But, I believe that we are gutsy as people, and capable of rising to a higher standard.
Intolerance is nothing new in the world. But If we don't choose to do something about it, then we may become a nation of intolerance, not just a nation with a bunch of intolerant people.
I would love to see our society learn to use our critical abilities toward more positive outcomes. If we can see the fault, then surely we can also see a workaround.
Set for national launch this week, NIOT.org instantly connects people confronting bigotry and intolerance, and empowers you to take action in your own community or school.
Even as I appreciate my friends' benign aims, it seems rather tasteless to jest like this on a holiday in which Jews were - and, sadly, still are - frequently the victims of violent acts.
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