When it comes to racism, we’re failing it too.
Knowing the real Fred means seeing the unseen.
The protests confront us with a difficult question.
It’s getting harder to believe in the vindication of history.
It takes more than isolation to make us into contemplatives.
When people’s value is reduced to their economic contributions, they are dehumanized.
The language of war garners collective resolve. But that’s not all it does.
Karma is real. Just do good. It’s all good.
We stay home. We look out for others. We wait—but for what?
It makes me uncomfortable. That’s by design.
He faces it.
The Qur’an is not a description of God. It’s a call to conversion.
At the heart of life is the mess of being stuck with other people.
Each year a Hindu priest asks my students to “worship our own, but respect all.” They find the second part easier.
The virtue of kindness depends on who we see as kin.