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SCIENTOLOGY RELIGION
It turns out that we were about to hear an extraordinary update on a project involving tens of thousands of hours from Church staff all over the world. Mr. Miscavige began explaining the task he and his team had been working on for decades.
TOLERANCE
On the first real day of spring here in central Oregon, I dusted off my bicycle and went for a ride. My neighbors, devout Christians, waved and wished me well. I returned their kindness.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Just as criminologists have developed profiles of common traits for individuals like serial killers, mass murderers, terrorists, and the like, it would be an interesting exercise to develop a profile for ranting, raving bigots who infest the internet fringe.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
Targeting people, especially strangers at random, to be punished simply because of how they look or where they come from is insane behavior that should be treated as such. There is no place for it in a civilized society.
TOLERANCE
In this season of Passover, Jews around the world celebrate freedom from bondage, a never-before-or-since historical occurrence whereby an entire nation departed in a single day from another nation. But a careful reading of the Bible tells us there was more to this than what many suppose.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
The world recently celebrated United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and I wanted to write about it.
MEDIA & ETHICS
Witness, too, The Sun’s decades-long campaign against ethnic migrants and minorities in general and Muslims in particular. Among the screaming headlines The Sun has spewed in this regard are:
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
As a 7th grader, I visited the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., where there is a quote in huge letters around the inner dome of the building. It reads: “ I have sworn upon the altar of god, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.
COMBATING BIGOTRY & HATE
It’s human nature to want to understand things. Our relentless curiosity is what drives us forward as individuals and as a culture. Most people take it for granted that the present is a more enlightened age than any previous one, the idea being that we are constantly evolving and improving.
ANTI-RELIGIOUS PROPAGANDA
In early March, the TV Academy hired a consulting firm, ostensibly to address issues of equality head-on. Under the banner of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), the company will analyze “staff and member composition, attitudes and perceptions regarding DEI, opportunities for improvement, and expansion of current practices.”