Six Wrenches That Twist The Mind

From War and Anti-war: Making Sense of Today’s Global Chaos by Alvin and Heidi Toffler (Warner Books 1993) Each of these mind wrenches is designed to exploit the mass media to sway emotions in mass societies. Atrocity accusation Hyperbolic inflation of the stakes involved in a battle or war (soldiers and civilians told everything they […]

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Can Silicon Valley Find God?

Spirituality, whether pursued via faithfulness, tradition or sheer exploration, is a way of connecting with something larger than oneself. It is perhaps no surprise that tech companies have discovered that they can be that “something” for their employees. Who needs God when we’ve got Google? Read More Here

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Religion In India: Tolerance And Segregation

Indians’ concept of religious tolerance does not necessarily involve the mixing of religious communities. While people in some countries may aspire to create a “melting pot” of different religious identities, many Indians seem to prefer a country more like a patchwork fabric, with clear lines between groups. Read More Here

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Counting The Costs Of Pakistan’s Terror Financing

Pakistan’s failure to tackle terror financing and money laundering has cost the nation an estimated US$38 billion since 2008, new independent research reveals. The losses have mounted while the country was on an international finance watchdog’s “grey” list. The Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) sets standards and promotes legal, regulatory and operational measures to fight […]

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