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Sunday, October 10, 2010

Interfaith Speaker Mike Ghouse

Mike Ghouse is a speaker, thinker, writer, educator, moderator and an activist of Pluralism, Islam, India, Peace and Civil Societies.  He is committed to working with the media and the leadership offering insights and solutions to effectively managing the multi-religious, multi-ethnic and pluralistic societies in the making. 

He presides the Foundation for Pluralism championing the idea of co-existence through respecting and accepting the otherness of other, he has dedicated his life to nurturing the pluralistic ideals embedded in Islam through the World Muslim Congress.

"Wisdom of Religion" - all the beautiful religions of the world was an hourly Radio talk show broadcasted daily.  Over 700 hours of educational programming was relayed learning about religious, humanistic and the pluralistic traditions. ( ADD LINKS - DMN_2003 - DMN 1996 - DMN 1999)

"Festivals of the World" was a weekly Radio program on Saturdays, where the essence of every festival was shared, so we all can have an idea of how other people celebrate or commemorate their holidays. (more on right panel)  

Workshops titled “Understanding Religion – every beautiful religion” were conducted for two years.  

Mike's purposeful presence in the media is to foster critical thinking.  He is blessed to have been given the time on national and local TV, Radio and Print medium to share pluralistic solutions on the issues of the day.

MEDIA RELATIONS

Mike has appeared on Public Television, Fox News, CNN, ABC, NBC and other channels and has been on NPR, KERA, KRLD, WBAP, Progressive Radio and several other Radio talk shows. The theme is for people to see and value a moderate point of view.

WRITER
Over 800 articles on the subjects of Pluralism, interfaith, Islam, Religion, Civil societies, Terrorism, India and Peace have been published in journals, websites and major news papers around the world. 
Mike has two books on the horizon;
Basic Islam; everything you always wanted to know about Islam, and

Basic Pluralism – everything you always wanted to know about the idea of co-existence among religious communities.


MODERATOR

Mike moderates several discussion groups numbering nearly 6,000 members, among them are the Foundation for Pluralism, World Muslim Congress, Dallas Indians and other groups.

Facebook has earned him nearly 4500 friends discussing issues that face us daily.

The Journal of pluralism reaches over 31,000 people around the world.


He is a conflict mitigater and a goodwill nurturer and believes that by learning to respect the otherness of others and accepting the God given uniqueness of each one of the seven billion of us, conflicts fade and solutions emerge.

Mike has instituted and established several annual events in Dallas, some of them are Reflections on Holocaust and Genocides (Since 2007) Unity Day USA, a 9/11 Memorial event (since 2005) and Thanksgiving Celebrations (since 1993).


Mike's work is reflected at three websites & twenty two Blogs listed at http://www.mikeghouse.net/

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