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2015

Do you know somebody experiencing a hard time? Here are 10 lines of inquiry.

Do you know somebody experiencing a hard time?

Here are 10 lines of inquiry.

We sometimes find ourselves in an awkward situation. A person starts to talk to us about their difficulties. She or he relates to us their story, the issues and concerns, as well as the painful feelings and thoughts.

Perhaps we feel uncertain how to respond. We might not know what to say or what to ask. Continue reading 



Sam Harris, Islamaphobia and Atheism.

Sam Harris, a prominent American atheist and neuroscientist,

seems to be suffering from Islamophobia.

Is Sam Harris suffering from Islamaphobia and is in denial?

In his books, articles and blog, Sam Harris engages in frequent extremist diatribes against Muslims. He appears obsessed with the undermining of the Islamic faith in every fault finding way he can dig up. While occasionally, he makes a mild acknowledgement to moderate Muslims, he pursues his condemnation of Islam in rather similar language that extremist Muslims use to rant against the West. Continue reading 




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