MULTITUDE PARADIGM

To what extent can “multiculturalism” be an everyday practice for folks? Before one could answer that question, one should define culture. In trying to define culture one is faced with a vast array of thoughts and ideas. Although definitions across multiple disciplines could cause confusion, perhaps definitions offered by some anthropologists would suffice. Edgar Schein describes culture as […]

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 SOCIAL JUSTICE

What people mean by the term social justice may vary depending on the social psychology of individuals. Moreover, the ideological apparatus of a society can, to a great extent, determine the parameters that define what social justice means to the majority of members of that society. To be sure, people are strongly affected by their […]

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 ETHICS & MYSTICISM

Are there ethical aspects to mysticism? There is a misunderstanding amongst the “learned” as well as the “average” thinking persons that mysticism is essentially an escape from humanistic responsibilities. The mystic, it is falsely believed, retreats into an esoteric paradigm to suppress his or her sorrows and by extension forget the rest of humanity’s suffering. […]

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