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Interfaith Cooperation, Mutual Understanding, World History, Politics, Equal Opportunities, Global Humanity
Interfaith Cooperation, Mutual Understanding, World History, Politics, Equal Opportunities, Global Humanity
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I believe... A bit about me
I believe. I believe in a Higher Power, in a Creator of all and of everything. I believe that it does not matter whether we call that Power by the name/title Adonai or God or Allah, what matters is that we believe. I believe in intelligent design and also i...
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Anon, my Kurdish friend
I would like to tell you the story of a girl who was one of my best friends when I was a teenager. I'll call her Anon (anonymous) and keep the details vague to protect her privacy. Anon was born in the part of Kurdistan that lies in Iraq in the days when Sa...
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What double standard? The 'Me Too' hashtag helps women speak out
Me Too? Yes. Me Too. #MeToo It's something I don't talk about all that much unless there's a reason to. Partly because it can make me feel weak to admit it. Partly because I'd much rather forget. Partly because society tells us not to make a big deal out of...
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The Gospel of Mary Magdalene
Mary of Magdala, or Mary Magdalene, is possibly one of history's most misunderstood women. A follower of Jesus, she is mentioned in the Christian Bible a number of times. Many think of her as a whore or a prostitute, despite the fact that she isn't actually...
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Let's Do The Rock Test Again...
The Rock Test: A Hack for Men Who Don’t Want To Be Accused of Sexual Harassment You've probably heard of it and if not, this is your chance to read about it. Because yes, this deserves attention and yes, speaking as a female who's been harassed, felt up, as...
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Let's Do The Rock Test Again...
The Rock Test: A Hack for Men Who Don’t Want To Be Accused of Sexual Harassment You've probably heard of it and if not, this is your chance to read about it. Because yes, this deserves attention and yes, speaking as a female who's been harassed, felt up, as...
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The Dalai Lama Writes About World Peace
The Dalai Lama writes an amazingly inspiring and insightful piece which puts into eloquent words that which I stumblingly hope to confer to the world in my own way through this blog - we are all human, we all think and feel, we all need to learn to share ou...
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The LORD is One: Shema Yisrael and Surah Al Ikhlas
The Jewish Shema Yisrael and the Qur'an's surah (chapter) 112 known as Al Ikhlas share quite a few similarities. While in today's world many Muslims seem to believe that it is their duty to kill as many Jews as possible and the two religions don't always ge...
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Serabit el Khadim, Hathor, Moses, Mount Sinai and the Exodus
Serabit el Khadim is a mountain in the Sinai peninsula in Egypt. Near it are two other peaks with names that, to those who read the Torah / Pentateuch, may sound familiar: Jebel Saniya and Jebel Ghorabi. There is a temple to the goddess Hathor on Serabit el...
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Anonymous, the famous author
Goodreads reviewer Manny wrote a very hilarious and entertaining review (well... not quite a review...) of the Qur'an / Koran on Goodreads. I laughed and chuckled and laughed and chuckled some more. Check out this very entertaining entry about famous author...
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