SoulPancake, an online discussion about life’s important questions (are you really surprised I have an account?) had yet another great question today: “If you could get the world to fight one current human rights violation, what would it be?” My answer: This is quite a difficult question, and I wish I hadn’t read other readers’… Read More Soupancake’s question of the week
Commentary: Stop religious persecution in Iran Posted by Rainn Wilson on CNN, February 17th 2009 Why is Rainn Wilson, “Dwight” on “The Office,” writing a news commentary for CNN? Good question. It’s a bit strange for me, to say the least; a comic character actor best known for playing weirdos with bad haircuts getting all… Read More Rainn Wilson posts a commentary on CNN about the persecution of Baha’is in Iran
While I had heard of Oprah’s Soul Series webcasts before, I never had taken the time to watch any of them. It mostly has to do with the fact that, when it comes to thought-provoking material, I’m more of a reader (it’s so much easier to pause and ponder while reading I find). But when… Read More ‘For an organized religion, we’re quite disorganized’: Rainn Wilson’s take on the Baha’í Faith, Spirituality and Dwight Scherute on Oprah’s Soul Series
More thoughts about it later, but until then, watch the interview here and check out his website, Soulpancake, here.
If last week-end’s episode of The Office, which followed the Superbowl, didn’t convince you that Rainn Wilson can act, then I don’t know what can. How he managed to keep a straight face during that opening scene is beyond me. There might be many interviews and articles out there about Rainn Wilson, but I highly… Read More From BWNS: Rainn Wilson talks about Hollywood, his family and the Baha’i Faith