Posts Tagged as ‘ground zero’

culture shockers: Facebook game America 2049 asks, do we want a future where our religious faith makes us a target?

The tragic events of September 11, 2001 also proved to be an unfortunate turning point in America’s socio-cultural dynamics. For a nation that’s built upon the principles of separating church and state, America’s multi-religious identity came to the forefront as specific groups, especially Muslims or Hindus and Sikhs (who were presumed to be Muslims), became [...]

May 31, 2011 by Pulkit | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

b-the change: Join the dialogue that supports sanity not extremism

Aren’t you tired of all the extremist rhetoric that is so lightly thrown about nowadays? Here are some ways that you can do something about it. The controversy over the so called “ground zero mosque” is just one illustration of the extreme sentiments that often frame issues within today’s highly charged media landscape, especially with [...]

September 20, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

guide to: Educate yourself about religion, then make opinions about the Mosque

The acts of terror on the World Trade Center that occurred nine years ago, made it clear that it is necessary to have cross-cultural dialogue. The continued elevated controversy over the so called “ground-zero mosque” is evidence that almost a decade since the 9/11 attacks we haven’t communicated, therefore, we haven’t grown. Unfortunately, many Americans [...]

August 25, 2010 by Yasemin | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

culture shocker: Ground zero and the mosque — does the court of law have it right?

Welcoming Islam near the site of 9/11 attacks is seen by many Republicans as a symbol of terrorist victory and a weak U.S.  On the other hand, liberals see the openness and tolerance of this act as a powerful bridge to interfaith interaction and peace.  But, plain and simply, to the court of law religious tolerance [...]

August 5, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

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