"If we can learn to respect the otherness of the other and accept the God-given/Nature-given uniqueness of each one of us, then conflicts fade and solutions emerge" -- Dr. Mike Ghouse
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Dr. Mike Ghouse is the founder and president of the Center for Pluralism. He is a speaker, thinker, author, community consultant, pluralist, activist, newsmaker, and an interfaith wedding officiant. Mike is deeply committed to Free speech, Human Rights, and Pluralism in Religion, Politics, Societies, and the workplace. He has dedicated his life to building cohesive societies and offers pluralistic solutions to the media and the policymakers. More about him at www.TheGhousediary.com.
SHARE Wednesday, February 13, 2019 What's the American Muslim Agenda?
What is that Americans Muslims want? How close are they to what you want? What can they do about it? What are your issues with each other? If you are a conservative, grudgingly, you'll see the value in it, and if you are a moderate, you'll dance and sing along.
(3 comments) SHARE Friday, September 28, 2018 No to Kavanaugh
Bret Kavanaugh is not fit to be the Judge of the Supreme Court, he is partisan, his temperament is ill suited and does not allow through investigation of him. We cannot trust him and hence, the Senate should not confirm him.
SHARE Wednesday, December 16, 2015 HH Aga Khan's birth celebrations - Khushali Mubarak
Aga Khan is the spiritual leaders of Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, a sub group of Shia Muslims. He is one of the rare gems of Islamic scholarship and a Harvard Graduate. He has understood the essence of Islam and articulates it very well. Islam to him is serving and caring for people around you, regardless of their affiliation.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, December 15, 2015 A Muslim's Christmas
God loves each one of us and showers his blessings each time we make an effort to restore the harmony and cohesiveness of his creation; life and environment.
He is offering another opportunity for this year to further strengthen our bonds on the auspicious occasion of the birthday of Jesus Christ for Muslims and Christians to come together
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 17, 2015 The Islamic way of dealing with Terrorists
The President concludes with this, "Blaming the religion is the dumbest thing to do, because we cannot beat, kick, hack, shoot, hang, kill or bury a religion, it's an intangible thing my fellow Americans! We can blame the individuals and restore trust and harmony back in the society. "
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, September 22, 2015 Dr. Ben Carson out- trumps Trump in Discriminatory Attitude.
Dr. Ben Carson has made four major mistakes in his campaign - 1. one is innocent until proven guilty; 2. You don't stereotype groups based on individual behavior; 3. Per Declaration of our independence we are all created equal; and 4. He has prejudice against Muslims based on unreliable source of information.
(2 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 5, 2015 American Muslims launch an organization in Washington DC
The hallmark of civil societies is to treat every human with dignity, and our founding fathers encapsulated that in our immortal declaration of independence that all men are created equal. At American Muslim Institution we are committed to promote those values.
SHARE Thursday, July 16, 2015 Ramadan for Christians, Jews, Hindus and other
This article tracks the general purpose of religion and how each religion can appeal to people of different faiths. Religions and festivities came into being to bring people together and not divide them. Here we explore Ramadan, two of the major festivals of Muslims.
(2 comments) SHARE Thursday, July 9, 2015 Congressman Peter King Owes an Apology to Muslims
No American uses the N word or Anti-Semitic statements and gets away with it, now thanks to the Supreme Court, Gay bashing will be gone. That leaves Hispanic immigrants and Muslims. With Amnesty, hopefully xenophobia will be reduced but Americans together need to stand up and put a stop to irresponsible statements made against fellow Americans.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 16, 2015 Freedom of speech is an Islamic value defended by Muslims
Freedom of speech is the hallmark of civilizations, it is an enduring value and we simply cannot compromise on it, however much a few may abuse it. We believe in free speech and that is the only way societies sustain and grow.