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‘Non-Zero Sum’ Mindset for Religious Harmony

By Mohammad Alami Musa Synopsis Religious harmony built on scant knowledge and a non-inclusive attitude of the “Religious Other” will not endure the severe tests on interreligious relations in a world replete with religious-linked conflicts. A non-zero sum mind-set can develop sustainable religious peace. Commentary THERE MAY be very few countries, perhaps none, that have enjoyed religious harmony for such a long period as Singapore. Fifty years had passed since its independence and Singapore is still an oasis of harmony in a world of violent conflicts perpetuated by actors who use religious narratives to justify their actions. Critics of Singapore’s…
Honour Singapore
August 13, 2015
Leadership

Honour in Leadership

The film "Exodus" is based on the story of a leader, Moses, leading his people, the Israelites, out of slavery in Egypt, an event more than 1,000 years BCE. There were a number of memorable, inspiring quotations of which two are shared here.   COMMITMENT BETWEEN HUSBAND AND WIFE The first is an exchange between Moses and his wife Zipporah on their wedding night: Zipporah: Who makes you happy? Moses: You do. Zipporah: What's the most important thing in your life? Moses: You are. Zipporah: Where would you rather be? Moses: With you. Zipporah: When will you leave me? Moses:…
Honour Singapore
May 5, 2015