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Life is likened unto two roads: one of fire and one of ice. If you walk in the one, you will be burned, and if in the other, you will be frozen. What shall one do? Walk in the middle.
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n the spring of 1994, the Hutus of Rwanda turned on the Tutsis and within 100 days murdered almost 800,000 of them. "Why?" They asked. For being Tutsis? They probably asked God: "Why would such a thing happen?" Is that not the universal plea? The...
We are living through a time when those who believe in God are treated with disdain. The late Christopher Hitchens, and the lively Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins attack people who believe in God. Harris wrote in his book End of Faith that religion...
Monday, January 27, 2014, is the 69th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. Auschwitz was built as part of the military-industrial infrastructure for the sole purpose of gathering, transporting and incinerating Jews -- for the crime of being...
I had the pleasure of attending a lecture by Mordechai Kedar sponsored by my fellow Huffington Post blogger, Tahir Aslam Gora. I met Tahir at a breakfast meeting held by CIJA to introduce us to Yossi Klein Halevi, author of Like Dreamers. Tahir is...
The word "mental" conjures fearful images; the "crazed" ax murderer, the "psycho" who stalks people and then stabs them repeatedly, the young man who takes a gun and sprays a stream of bullets in a room full of young children. Mental illness drags...
Reyal Jardine-Douglas, Sylvia Klibingaitis, Michael Eligon, Michael MacIsaac, and Sammy Yatim are all dead. The 2013 Mobile Crisis Team Coordination Steering Committee Report, MCIT Program Coordination in the City of Toronto acknowledges that...
have written about Quebec before. Let's just say that I won't be beatified any time soon. But I think the Québecois deserve a badge of courage for their attempts to define reasonable accommodation. They are asking the question "What is the...
I don't make a habit of reading Dave Bidini, columnist for the National Post. Saturday's article caught my eye: "Dear Roger Waters or a Boys View of Pink Floyd." He appears to be enthralled with rock concerts yet at the same time a little...