Martin Luther King, Jr. and Positive Extremism

In his “Letter From Birmingham Jail,” dated April 16, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. addressed the subject of extremism as it applied to the nonviolent direct action he was advocating in Birmingham. Specifically, he was responding to the fact that he had been labeled an extremist by “white moderates” and the Christian leadership of localContinue reading “Martin Luther King, Jr. and Positive Extremism”

Is Religion A Threat To Singapore?

I came across the following article today on ReporterNews: Singapore prime minister: Religion threatens stability Associated Press Thursday, August 20, 2009 SINGAPORE — Singapore’s prime minister said in his National Day speech that “aggressive preaching” by religious groups and evangelizing threaten the tiny city-state’s stability. Lee Hsien Loong, a Buddhist by birth, said his educationContinue reading “Is Religion A Threat To Singapore?”