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Lessons On Tolerance From Elie Wiesel
Jonathan Fantini Porter
A public servant with experience at the White House, U.S. Depa...
Your guidance and leadership will be sincerely missed, Mr. Wiesel, but thanks to the gift of your words, we will never forget.
Intolerance And Even Mere Tolerance of Others Is Toxic
Mediator, Family Law Attorney, Collaborative Law Practitioner,...
Many haters within our midst hide behind the veil of religion. They don't care about the consequences that stem from their spewing and teaching hate.
Carlo Allegri / Reuters
The Price of Intolerance
Systemic Risk and Global Stability Observer; Architect of Risk...
Intolerance Ends in Violence - Again
Investor, entrepreneur, innovator, policy maker, dog lover, ed...
Black, Gay Christians Do Exist, And It's Time You Hear Us
Brent Thomas Whiteside
Writer, Creator, Dreamer & Professional Shade Thrower -- not n...
I was lucky enough to find a relationship with God at an early age. My family owned a church, so the majority of my adolescence was spent being hauled back and forth to every church service you can imagine.
Iran's Baha'i Problem
Professor of International Law, McGill University, Montreal, C...
The Islamic Republic of Iran is facing a big problem. As a matter of fact, the problem is so big that the Iranian leadership and State media cannot stop talking about it.
A Holocaust Survivor Talks to His Daughter
Holocaust survivor, speaker, writer
Holocaust Remembrance Day is May 4th and 5th. To commemorate this time of reflection, I sat down with my daughter Jill Klein, who wrote a book about my Holocaust experiences.
I'm Trying to Be More Intolerant (and You Should Too)
Author; Editor; Speaker; Activist
No, your whining about religious persecution because you have to bake a cake for a gay wedding doesn't make you the Martin Luther King, Jr. of a new conservative religious civil rights movement.
Trump's Religion Problem: Studies Find Tolerance Increases the More Faith Matters
Writer, Association of Religion Data Archives
A study of 13 European countries found that supporters of populist radical right parties were relatively non-religious. With the exception of Poland, higher levels of Christian religiosity were weakly or negatively associated with voting for the populist radical right.
Educating for Global Citizenship
CEO and Co-founder of Teach For All
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
The DIY Guide for Understanding Mozlemacs
Writer, Entrepreneur, Founder of Acepreneur Media, Wannabe 'Do...
It is all about dignity and respect!
Dr. Jovan Kurbalija
Founding director of DiploFoundation and Head of the Geneva In...
Yearning to Breathe Free
President, American Federation of Teachers
Our nation's first leaders fought bitterly over everything, but they agreed that certain principles were so fundamental to our character as a nation as to be inalienable.
Meaning, Purpose, and Civic Engagement Beyond Belief
Disaster Avoidance Expert and Social Entrepreneur
Whether you are a believer or secular, to gain a greater sense of purpose and meaning in life it helps to participate in civic engagement with others from your community.
A Whimsical Look at Fallacies: Appeal to Antiquity -- Part 3
Retired high-school teacher
I wish to spirit you away today to the rarefied realm of celestial metaphysics by having you respond to yet another reason why people believe in old ideas.
Religious Liberty and the Neolithic Mindset of Justice Scalia
Ronald A. Lindsay
Senior Research Fellow, Center for Inquiry; Author of The Nece...
It's not enough for individual believers to worship God as they see fit -- a right which I and most Americans are happy to acknowledge and protect. According to Scalia, the government must place its thumb on the scale and promote and advance religion over non-religion.
Santa's Story & the Challenge of Disbelief
The War at Home: Four Ways Good Faith Can Help Defeat ISIS
Writer, Association of Religion Data Archives
What much research proposes, and history also teaches, is that democracy flourishes when we start with the idea that all people are created equal, and endowed with certain inalienable rights.
What Everyone Should Know About Islam
Student, Trinity University
When reading the Qur'an and learning about what Islam truly is, I do not see the terrorists in the news or oppressive societies in the Middle East; I see the family from across the street that has never hesitated to help mine in times of need.
Why I Study Religion
Undergraduate Student, Emory University
Coming to college, I started taking as many religion classes as I could to learn more. Instead of viewing religion as something to believe in, we looked at religion as a work and representation of group of people.
Volunteer to Save the World, Starting at Home
I’m a social entrepreneur, international development professio...
There are no limits to who can volunteer and the good that volunteers can accomplish. Every good deed, no matter how small, is significant, and micro-level deeds of service add up to a macro-level difference.
Indian Tolerance: The View from Outside
Foreign policy expert & Visiting Fellow at Brookings Instituti...
The election loss in the heartland state came after a period of intense debate over tolerance and India's national identity. Attacks on minorities and rationalists, combined with communalist rhetoric and religion-based policies aggravated India's long simmering 'culture-wars.'
The Pentagon's Forgotten Weapon Against Extremist Ideology: American Exemplarism
Federal Aviation Administration, Retired AF Officer
This spring, Sikh soldiers serving in the U.S. military marched in New York City at the annual Sikh Parade. The regiment offered an important introspective for Pentagon leadership, and an opportunity to sharpen its strategy against extremism with the power of American ideals.
Why Is Obama's Meeting with Indonesian President Important?
Advocacy director, Human Rights Watch
Indonesia doesn't often get the attention it deserves, but it is a key country with major links to the United States. It's in the G7, and millions of its citizens or former citizens live in the U.uS.
How a Letter from Mother Teresa Is Teaching Me to Love
We are building a family of misfits finding and following Jesu...
While working with
The Hunger Project
in India, Lynne had been given the chance to meet Mother Teresa, an opportunity she had dreamed of since she was six. As she paid homage to Mother Teresa in a hallway in the Calcutta orphanage, she heard a disturbance down the corridor.
The Pope Is Coming to Get Us -- At Least That's What We Used to Think
Edward T. O'Donnell
Historian and host of the history podcast, In The Past Lane. A...
Anti-Catholicism has deep roots in American history. But its hey day was the mid-nineteenth century. What sparked this surge in anti-Catholic hostility was the arrival of several million Catholic immigrants from Europe, primarily Ireland, Germany, and later Italy.
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