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COVID-19 Quick Hits Religious Extremism When Religion Kills

Quick Hits 138 – We need to call religious extremism what it is – extreme!

Why extreme views may not be violent but still can an effect on public safety.

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Perspectives

How religious extremism begets religious extremism

It is time for the Modi government to disavow violent Hindu extremism in Assam and elsewhere as well as time for all nations to crack down on Islamist terrorism

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Quick Hits Religious Extremism Video

Quick Hits 131 – So, what’s up with Christian extremism?

The links between Christians extremism and the far-right.

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Gulf State religious moderation falls by the wayside in Pakistan

Countries like Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar have so far turned a blind eye to mounting sectarian sentiment in Pakistan against Shiites and Ahmadis.

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Perspectives

Canadian Muslims may feel picked on: they can help their own cause by denouncing idiot preachers

When a religious leader preaches hate it is up to ordinary worshipers to take a stand and shut his pie-hole.

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I’m right, you’re wrong, GO TO HELL!

Blasphemy laws are still common around the world. Why?

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Ecoterrorism Perspectives

Just because you don’t eat meat doesn’t mean I can’t: Don’t kill me for it!

We can agree to disagree on our personal choices, even those which are harmful to the planet: what we cannot do is impose our views on others violently.

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Perspectives

When does collective safety overrule individual rights? Now!

A society must have the authority to take away the rights of the few when those rights endanger the many.

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Perspectives Toronto 18

Why does Canada keep letting terrorists out of prison?

Canada has an appallingly weak record when it comes to keeping terrorists in prison

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A lot of dictatorships are using ‘terrorism’ to crack down on opponents

Even if we cannot agree on what ‘terrorism’ is, we should be able to agree on what it isn’t. In this episode, Borealis looks at some recent abuses of the word terrorism and calls on all countries to reject this usage.