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People from all walks of life describe their personal philosophies in a brief essay.A public dialogue about belief—one essay at a time

Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:29:04 +0000

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Djanita Pasic: The Holy Grail of Peaceful Coexistence

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:29:04 +0000

Growing up in the former Yugoslavia, lawyer Djenita Pasic enjoyed the peace of her religiously diverse country. But after the fall of communism and the outbreak of the Bosnian War, Pasic was forced to reevaluate her ideas about religion and tolerance.(image)

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Pius Kamau: A Duty to Heal

Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:14:14 +0000

Growing up in Kenya, Pius Kamau was inspired by the equality preached by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Now a surgeon in Denver, Kamau believes in caring for his patients, whatever their racial views. More essays can be found at

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Andrew Brodsky: The Space Between Us

Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:26:46 +0000

When Andrew Brodsky was dating the woman he would later marry, he worried that their different religious backgrounds would be a problem. But Brodsky believes they found God in the middle ground between his Jewish faith and her Christian religion. More essays can be found at

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Robin Mize: Finding Our Common Ground

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 21:04:12 +0000

Therapist Robin Mize comes from a mixed family: most are conservative and some are liberal. Despite their political differences, though, they are bound by love for each other. Mize believes it’s important for all of us to be able to peaceably disagree. More essays can be found at

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Madeleine McGuire: Getting Lost

Mon, 08 Jun 2015 17:41:22 +0000

As a college student traveling abroad, Madeleine McGuire found herself separated from her group, stranded in a train station in Morocco. She didn't know where she was, and she did not speak the local language; however, one interaction with a perfect stranger helped her overcome her fears of being lost.(image)

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