As global tensions increase once more, I reflect on Carl Sagan's words. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iz6a4WkKJn0
"My concept of religion has broadened over the years. My mother was a Baptist, and my father was a Methodist. They both believed that Jesus was the son of God. I don’t believe that, but I believe he was an important prophet like Moses. I believe that on judgment day, my parents will be in…Read more Muhammad Ali: Human Family
The Holy Qur'an in verse 22:67 provides immense food for thought, especially relevant in our time of rampant sectarianism and increasing animosity between people who ally themselves to different religious traditions. The verse indicates that all religions are from God, which means there must be a Divine Wisdom and Blessing in the diversity faith and…Read more All religions are from Allah.
"Through our scientific and technological genius, we have made of this world a neighborhood and yet we have not had the ethical commitment to make of it a brotherhood. But somehow, and in some way, we have got to do this. We must all learn to live together as brothers or we will all perish…Read more To Live Together As Brothers or To Perish Together as Fools?
Happy New Year! May Allah SWT bless everyone in our Human Family through 2015 and beyond!