A Conversation with Mike Ghouse on Pluralism
QUESTIONS ON PLURALISM, INTERFAITH & CO-EXISTENCE
For you to live your own life in peace, life and matter have to co-exist in harmony. Whether you are a theist, agnostic or an atheist, you would want a balance in the society, you would want to be able to live without fear, without being mugged, robbed, lied to, cheated, frightened or deprived of the basics of life for sustenance.
If each one of us does our share in creating a just world, where the safety and security of our own life is sustainable; where we don't have to run for life or worry about tomorrow, the world would be better place to live. Indeed for most part it is.
Working for a just world is not a noble thing or work of art or work of politicians, religious leaders or someone else's work, it is your work and my work and our work and is a necessity.
Every Religion and tradition (Atheism, Paganism and others included)... Continued
Mike Ghouse is a Speaker, Thinker and a Writer. He co-chairs the center for interfaith inquiry of the Memnosyne Foundation, president of the Foundation for Pluralism and is a frequent guest on talk radio and local television network discussing interfaith, political and civic issues. He is the founding president of World Muslim Congress with a simple theme: Good for Muslims and good for the world. His comments, news analysis and columns can be found on the Websites and Blogs listed at his personal website www.MikeGhouse.net. Mike is a Dallasite for nearly three decades and Carrollton is his home town. He can be reached at MikeGhouse@aol.com