• No more of this! 148

    • DATE
    • 27 Nov 2015
    In August 2015, the participants of LIU met in Lebanon to attend a seminar on how to counter extremism. I was lucky enough to be one of the LIU-participants, and I have fond memories of the summer evenings when we went out into the streets of Beirut.
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  • Our City. Our generation 102

    • DATE
    • 16 Nov 2014
    ​“Danish children are so spoiled!” the librarian replied when I told her about my troubles trying to found a cross-religious/cultural e-paper by and for children.  “How is that?” She continued, “The Danish schools are swimming in offers about projects of all sorts. They hardly know where to begin if they want to sign up for something.”
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  • Traversing my local waters 95

    • DATE
    • 13 Nov 2014
    ​Interreligious dialogue is often perceived as the art of ”bridging gaps”. Metaphorically put, religions are like firm but isolated continents with pious populations. And though every continent belongs to the same planet, ocean deeps naturally separate the dry lands. Interreligious dialogue can be seen as the attempt to cross the unknown in search for meaningful interaction with people from ”afar”.
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  • The Importance of Freedom 109

    • DATE
    • 12 Nov 2014
    The right to freedom of speech is a core value in the Western World. I am sure that for most Danes it is essential for their wellbeing to be free to express opinions and feelings without legal restrictions. The basic freedom rights such as freedom of religion, freedom of speech and freedom of assembly have been part of Danish society since the 19th century. Freedom of speech is such an integrated part of Danish society that a lot of people take it for granted and use it without much consideration.
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