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BIGOTRY

RELIGIOUS LITERACY
I had not told the old man that I was expecting my first child, but somehow he knew. And I never forgot.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
You walk into the bathroom and a large, black graffitied swastika greets you. It’s big, it’s ugly and it exudes an almost living presence, defying you to respond in some way. You’re 11 years old, you have fifteen minutes to get back to class, you’re in a new school, you just started making friends, and you don’t want to rock the boat.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Most people are decent: They are constructive, creative, welcoming and social…
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Help End Religious Intolerance Wherever You Are Some of the moms I know are total superheroes, and I recently felt compelled to write about them.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
No matter what the politics were behind it, no matter what backroom deals and compromises spawned it, no matter what debates, recriminations and posturings preceded it, there it is, done deal, fait accompli, in writing and therefore crystallized for history: the very first, completely all-encompassi
TOLERANCE
This is the germ that starts the infection—this is the first disruption of normal social interaction between two groups.
MEDIA & ETHICS
What if all people of goodwill, whether Muslim, Christian, Mormon, Scientologist or whatever, upon hearing any antifaith propaganda being passed on, got mad as hell and spoke up about it?
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Your recent mentions of Scientology make Comedy Central’s “Drunk History” look like the World Book Encyclopedia.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Bricks through windows, swastikas scrawled on synagogues, charred African-American churches, knocked-over tombstones in Jewish cemeteries, beaten and slaughtered minorities—these are all the debris of hate crimes, the products of bigotry, and are repulsive to any decent. person.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
How exactly do you ask, in politically correct terms: “What religious group can we profit from the most by misrepresenting and stirring up hate?” “Can we get a lynching?”