Charter for Compassion

On February 28, 2008, author Karen Armstrong was awarded the TED Prize. During her acceptance speech, she called on the TED community to help build a Charter for Compassion — to restore the Golden Rule as the central global religious doctrine. On October 5,...

Meditation on the Golden Rule

My father recently forwarded to me this video regarding birth rates in Muslim countries vs. the West along with¬†this school prayer written by a 15 year old grade school student. The only comment he included was, “These attachments speak for themselves.” In...

Quotes of the Day

In this week’s episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, during a discussion of religion, fundamentalism and equal rights for minority groups, I picked up a couple of interesting gems that I thought were quite poignent. Bill Maher, consistent with his anti-religion...