RESPECTING ALL RELIGIONS
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Weekly Blog | Dec 25, 2017
There are about a dozen major religions in the world along with thousands of other religions and sects. Differences and disagreements are bound to arise, which lead to conflict. How can we create an atmosphere of unity among the adherents of all these religions, so we can all live in peace and harmony?
The solution does not lie in removing religion altogether—that would...
THE ONLY SOLUTION TO CORRUPTION
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Weekly Blog | Dec 18, 2017
Every Indian complains about corruption, but no one tries to get to the root cause of this phenomenon. The Gandhian movement in the first half of the twentieth century was, in a sense, an anti- corruption movement. In the mid-1970s, Jayprakash Narayan’s ‘total revolution’ was a strong movement against corruption. Then followed V.P. Singh’s movement in the late 19...
THE FAULT OF MAN
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Speaking Tree Blog | Dec 04, 2017
One of the main disclosures of modern physics has been that the energy reaching the Earth from the Sun is the result of nuclear reactions at the centre of the Sun. As the physicist Fritjof Capra wrote, nuclear processes at the centre of the Sun are of singular importance for our planet, “because they furnish the energy which sustains our terrestrial environment.” —...
THINK OUT OF THE BOX
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Weekly Blog | Nov 20, 2017
To think out of the box is to think differently, unconventionally, and from new perspectives. You are not limited to thinking in terms of black and white. Better options exist. And thinking out of the box will lead you to these better options.
There are different types of people in this world. That is why we are confronted with unpleasant experiences. If we are provo...
Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | ST Weekly blog | Nov 13, 2017
American writer Charles Garfield, who studied the psychology of peak achievement, says that “in a study of 90 leaders in business, politics, sports and arts, many spoke of ‘false starts’ but never of ‘failure’”. Disappointment spawns greater resolve, growth or change. No matter how rough things get, superachievers always feel there are other avenues they can explore....