Tag: religion

Averting crisis through effective communication

Since crisis is something that can happen at any point in time, concerted efforts should be made by organisations to think ahead and do research in order to avert unforeseen circumstance or crisis.

‘Counter’ terrorism policies that breed more terrorism are not smart

A few recently surfaced stories have reminded me that on occasion the decisions made by those who should know better are really dumb.

How the decision to go to war made the ‘War on Terrorism’ worse

War is the equivalent of pouring gas on an open fire: when was the last time you saw a firefighter do that?

Bible Society fined £100k for cyber hack of 417,000 Christian backers

The password was the same as the username on the account, set up in 2009 but not hacked until November 2016!

A good day for anti-extremist forces

Extremism is extremism, irrespective of political or ideological stripe. We must restrict the use of force to the State (and even that must be judiciously exercised).

Another Monty Python moment, if it were not so serious

Who decides what a religion is and is not? I want to build on the Crusader theme for today’s piece in light of a recent US trial.

No, Buddhist extremism is not an oxymoron

Quick, what is the first thing that comes to mind when I say the word Buddhist? The Dalaï Lama? Saffron robes? One hand clapping? I would wager though that the last thing that comes to you is violent extremism. Maybe it should.

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