Ottawa Citizen Q- Society's Obligations to Mentally Disabled?

A recent Ottawa Citizen "Ask the Religion Experts" question was, "what are society's obligations to the mentally disabled?"  Continue reading

Ottawa Citizen Q- What takes more courage, to believe or not believe?

A recent Ottawa Citizen "Ask the Religion Experts" question was, "What takes more courage, to believe or not believe?"  WSO's Balpreet Singh's answer from a Sikh perspective is below.  For the replies from the other experts, please see here. Continue reading

Ottawa Citizen Q- Guidance to a Politician With an Ethical Controversy

A recent Ottawa Citizen Ask the Relgion Experts question asked, "what guidance would you give to a politician who finds him or herself in an ethical controversy that calls into question his or her leadership?" Continue reading

Ottawa Citizen- How can we explain a tragedy like the Newtown shootings?

Every week WSO's legal counsel Balpreet Singh takes part in a column in the Ottawa Citizen entitled "Ask the Religion Experts".  We will be sharing Balpreet Singh's response to each week's question here, along with a link to answers from other faith traditions. Continue reading

Ottawa Citizen- Is there a difference between faith & religion?

Last week's question from the Ottawa Citizen's "Ask the Religion Experts" column was "is there a difference between faith and religion?" Continue reading

Ottawa Citizen Q- How Do You Define Religion?

A recent Ottawa Citizen "Ask the Religion Experts" question was, "how do you define religion?" Continue reading

Ottawa Citizen- How Kind Are We?

Last week's Ottawa Citizen "Ask the Religion Experts" question was, "With Kindness Week coming soon, what is your sense about how kind we are? Continue reading

Ottawa Citizen Q- Is it ever OK to satirize religious leaders or beliefs?

Last week's Ottawa Citizen "Ask the Religion Experts" question was, "is it ever OK to satirize religious leaders or beliefs?" Continue reading

Ottawa Citizen- Can Guilt Be Good?

Last week's "Ask the Religion Experts" question in the Ottawa Citizen was "can guilt be good?" Continue reading

Ottawa Citizen Q- Why Should We Forgive?

A recent Ottawa Citizen "Ask the Religion Experts" question was, "How can someone forgive when the injury is insurmountable? Why should we forgive?"  Continue reading