Facts Over Fear

#FactsOverFear Campaign is here to set the record straight and prepare patriotic US citizens to stand united as a nation even as we engage in healthy debate about our common future.

What We Do

We foster relationships of respect between wisdom communities. We support and train wisdom communities in multi-faith peacemaking in their neighborhoods for the common good of our children, our planet and ourselves.

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One Act of Hate, A Multitude of Love

One Act of Hate, A Multitude of Love

On October 11th an arsonist tried to set the building of the Islamic Center of Tacoma. Fire crews arrived quickly and put the blaze out, but the building was damaged. Even before the smoke had cleared the community was receiving offers by neighboring communities of...

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An Engaging Hope

An Engaging Hope

https://youtu.be/BsHJ0K5PS1E   Recently I went to a school board meeting in Anacortes, WA with my spouse. Next to us was a man wearing his mask under his chin. He seemed to be baiting someone to tell him to leave. Another man, obviously a body builder, sat in the...

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Weaponizing Love

Weaponizing Love

Take a moment and think about what you care about. What do you love? What do you value? Your family. Your neighborhood. Your job or volunteer work. Our environment? Now imagine that I told you it was in danger. How would you feel? What would you want to do? How would...

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Science and Religion and the Vaccine

Science and Religion and the Vaccine

There was a battle for who owned truth brewing in the the 19th century. On one side, people said that the scientific method was the only possible way to truth. On the other side, people said that religion based in a revelation from God was the only possible way to...

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Islam and Women’s Rights

Islam and Women’s Rights

In the first century, Jesus a welcomed a woman to sit at his feet. Typically the writers of the gospels do not focus on where people are in a room. So what's going on here? Of course, this was a reference to Jesus accepting Mary as official disciple. Essentially, she...

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Who Represents Islam?

Who Represents Islam?

In a 2017, interfaith leaders gathered to meet with US Senator Patti Murray to talk about Anti-Muslim bigotry. The Senator asked what the main message of the anti-Muslim hate industry is. I answered, “Anti-Muslim hate groups claim that the Taliban represent the truth...

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The Latest from the Blog

One Act of Hate, A Multitude of Love

One Act of Hate, A Multitude of Love

On October 11th an arsonist tried to set the building of the Islamic Center of Tacoma. Fire crews arrived quickly and put the blaze out, but the building was damaged. Even before the smoke had cleared the community was receiving offers by neighboring communities of...

read more
An Engaging Hope

An Engaging Hope

https://youtu.be/BsHJ0K5PS1E   Recently I went to a school board meeting in Anacortes, WA with my spouse. Next to us was a man wearing his mask under his chin. He seemed to be baiting someone to tell him to leave. Another man, obviously a body builder, sat in the...

read more
Weaponizing Love

Weaponizing Love

Take a moment and think about what you care about. What do you love? What do you value? Your family. Your neighborhood. Your job or volunteer work. Our environment? Now imagine that I told you it was in danger. How would you feel? What would you want to do? How would...

read more
Science and Religion and the Vaccine

Science and Religion and the Vaccine

There was a battle for who owned truth brewing in the the 19th century. On one side, people said that the scientific method was the only possible way to truth. On the other side, people said that religion based in a revelation from God was the only possible way to...

read more

What We Believe

Paths to Understanding is a non-profit organization based in Washington State. We bridge bias and build unity through multi-faith peacemaking.

  • We believe these times require wisdom communities to act together for the common good and the future of life on our planet.
  • We believe each tradition offers gifts for the common good, when we know how to receive them.
  • We believe interaction with other wisdom communities enriches and deepens our commitment to our own.

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