Peace in Conflict? – Mr. Abdu Murray, J. D.

Peace in Conflict? – Mr. Abdu Murray, J. D.

April 17, 2024, 12h00-13h30

The impact of global conflicts have given rise to increased uncertainty and fear. Three aspects of human experience arise from conflict: cries of Sorrow arising from loss, demands for Justice, and questions about Love in the face of seeming indifference to our suffering. Abdu Murray explains how ancient wisdom can resolve all three aspects of conflict in a way that brings peace that defies our circumstances.

Dancing with the Disruptor – Mr. Abdu Murray, J. D.

Dancing with the Disruptor – Mr. Abdu Murray, J. D.

April 20, 2023

Artificially intelligent software is capturing the world’s imagination and promises to improve our lives and make time for greater creativity. Yet even AI experts warn us that we do not have any ability to predict the kinds of disruptions AI will bring to global economies, governments, social structures and even our definitions of what it means to be human. Abdu Murray explores how ancient wisdom can guide us in our courtship with AI, the most powerful change agent of modern times.

Clarity in a Confused World – Abdu Murray, J.D.

Clarity in a Confused World – Abdu Murray, J.D.

March 28, 2018

Educational institutions, news and social media provide us with many different voices, opinions and perspectives. Who do we believe? Increasingly in Western culture, many believe that morals, spirituality and truth are all relative; that there are no absolute truths. Truth is being sacrificed on the altar of preferences. This tendency can cause confusion in interactions. In contrast people who express certainty about what they believe are frequently seen as bigoted, arrogant and intolerant.

Have we embraced a culture of confusion? What are the consequences of such a perspective? Mr. Murray presents reasoning from a Christian perspective for the foundations of truth with applications for professional and personal life to an audience of diplomats, parliamentarians and business leaders at a plated networking luncheon entitled Clarity in a Confused World. 

Debate Without Hate – Mr. Abdu Murray, J.D.

Debate Without Hate – Mr. Abdu Murray, J.D.

May 16, 2017

Our world seems increasingly divided over politics, social issues, and religion. As emotions run high, people make hostile and insulting statements about “the other side.” In the process, much anger is generated with very little understanding. The issues are forgotten and people are devalued.

Is there a way out of this cycle of anger? Abdu Murray discusses how we can respectfully discuss our deepest differences by rediscovering the source of human dignity.

Living With Our Deepest Differences – Dr. Os Guinness and Mr. Abdu Murray

Living With Our Deepest Differences – Dr. Os Guinness and Mr. Abdu Murray

May 3, 2016

In a world ravaged by conflict, there is a real threat to human dignity. While some face persecution and sectarian violence, others question whether religion has any place in public life. Dr. Os Guinness and Dr. Abdu Murray insightfully address the question “How do we live with our deepest differences?”

Os Guinness proposes that the way forward in the making of a world that is safe for diversity is through the Civil Public Square, where freedom of religion and belief are promoted for people of all faiths and of none. Every nation must have a core of protected, guaranteed rights and at their heart, religious freedom based on freedom of conscience and thought. He adds that freedom of conscience does not equal freedom of choice. There will never be peace and harmony in our diversity unless this foundational right is protected.