To address hatred of a people, one needs to understand its root causes of its origin and how it became mainstream after centuries of deliberate efforts to propagate the same lies and misconceptions. Once that is understood, one can clearly see how over a period of time that prejudice actually got translated into a collective […]
Discussing the protective factors in Islam that keep true believers and practicing Muslims far away from developing any kind of hatred. A true understanding of Islam undermines the predominant perception that Islam inspires hatred and violence.
Discussing the most dangerous lie of our age and exploring the psychological, philosophical and religious perspectives of hate to understand why we hate and if there is any place for hatred true believers.
Social media is playing a key role in spreading the falsehood that used to be limited to a few circles. Hatred and anger are being fed in ever-increasing intensity – pitting people against each other based on outright lies and deceptions. For mutual understanding and awareness, this series specifically focuses on addressing the lies about […]
Everyone wants success in life. However, what is the ultimate success and how to achieve it? How youth, in particular, can start striving for it and in the process avoid all negative influences in life. Skip to other parts: Part 1. How true belief lead to achieving human excellence 1:52:20 Part 2. Ultimate success: Achieving […]
For parents and youth – particularly of the minority population, who have to deal with additional stress-inducing factors in their bid to survive their four years in high school. Understanding the root causes of high school stress and the factors that lead some youth in the wrong direction. Ways to mitigating the harm and preventing […]
The video highlights the core issue, the collective impact framework to address the issue and describing the continuum of the issue from ignorance and intolerance all the way to violent extremism. The video explains why the social services sector needs to break out of the mindset that preventing hate crime and violent extremism is a […]
Abid Jan “We” first approach is the key ingredient for the success of the evolving collective Impact work for P/CVE in Ottawa. In the wake of rising extremism and hate crimes, the Chief of Ottawa Police, the Mayor’s office, Yasir Naqvi – the then MPP – and the chair of OLIP Network approached United Way […]
Is Allaho Akbar really an Islamic death chant that whip Muslims into ecstasy? Is Allaho Akbar really a rallying cry meant to instill terror in the hearts and minds of non-Muslims? Contrary to all the myths and misunderstanding, here we explore how Allaho akbar is actually the proclamation for ultimate peace – a universal guarantee […]
Abid Ullah Jan talks about PeaceQuest in the broader context – the socio-political environment of the day; the issues even deepening issues of hate, intolerance and extremism and the role that he is playing in bridging the faith community and social services sector for a coordinated approach to address the common root causes.