Reckonings #14: Reckonings is a podcast exploring how people fundamentally change their hearts and minds. Guests share stories of radically shifting their political world views, overcoming bigotry, and making other kinds of transformative change.
Language learning can make people more open to seeing a new way of doing things and develop a greater level of comfort with unfamiliar situations.
We need to honor our planet and its people, as well as their cultures. We should be unity in the purpose of supporting life, not putting it in harm’s way.
Methinks philosophers would not take too kindly to my fellow Gen-Y’s go-to motto.
Do it because you are all the things you say you are: loving, tolerant, inclusive, and American.
Morning-after reflections on the 2016 Presidential Election
Why did voting to leave the EU give racism and xenophobia free reign on public sentiment?
Louise Thayer muses on how we can be more accepting at a time when division defines our politics.
Are you spending your time on this planet sharing a positive or a negative spin on life?
Louise Thayer finds powerful lessons for human interaction in the way animal packs and herds police themselves.
” …(A)ny alcoholic capable of honestly facing his problems in the light of our experience can recover, provided he does not close his mind to all spiritual concepts. He can only be defeated by an attitude of intolerance or belligerent denial.”
With all of the hate speech today, Patrick Sallee wants to talk to his daughters about tolerance and acceptance.
Is there a way to teach the fundamental tenets of world religions in an unbiased, faith-detached way to diverse groups of impressionable young people?
This tongue-in-cheek critique examines some popular political personalities and explores the question: What if we all spoke American?
Can tolerance and global religion coincide in Middle Eastern countries? Zeynab Ladak examines this question with open eyes.
When a Christian fundamentalist decides to accept and love his gay son (and his son’s partner), I know I’m looking at real tolerance.