Thought-provoking

Thought-provoking

A double-edged sword: the power of religion for good and evil

(7 minute read)
Joseph Evans, a Catholic priest, turns a spotlight on religion’s potential for harm as well as good and dares to think the unthinkable – that not all religions are a positive force in society.

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Systems Thinking: the ripples we can create

(5 minute read)
Juliette Flach recommends a more holistic approach in our efforts to make the world a better place.

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COVID-19LatestThought-provoking

When religious values help fight a virus

(5 minute read)
Hajra Rehman explains the core principles of Islam which have helped keep the pandemic under control in Muslim nations.

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COVID-19LatestSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Rebuilding society after the pandemic must not mean trashing the planet

(6 minute read)
Margareth Sembiring reveals the risks involved in ignoring the environment in a post-COVID society.

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When the thirst for power disguises itself as a thirst for God

(6 minute read)
The influence of religious conservatism on Indonesian society is leading to harsh Islamist policies which suppress the freedoms of religious minorities, argues Alexander Arifianto.

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LifestyleSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Hunting witches: the shaming of women’s bodies

(11 minute read)
Following her earlier article, Pretty Hurts, Bianca Costa Sales examines the double standards, injustices and cultural oversights in society’s treatment of women.

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Ethno-religious nationalism in an age of anxiety

(9 minute read)
The hijacking of faith by populism is a growing phenomenon around the globe. In this article Nora Fisher-Onar and Ahmet Erdi Öztürk detail the growing influence of ethno-religious nationalist sentiment as a response to the fading promises of 20th century liberalism.

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The silent power of altruism

(6 minute read)
Adam Brocklehurst examines the life-changing potential of small acts of charity and solidarity.

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FamilyLatestThought-provoking

How to connect with your children’s emotions

(6 minute read)
Explore them, don’t dodge them… Ronnie Convery learns excellent parenting tips from a specialist US study centre.

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LatestLifestyleThought-provoking

Success: are we there yet?

(9 minute read)
Lisa Fraser argues that success is always a journey and never a final destination. And we are more successful, the more we share our success.

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