Thought of Today: July 14, 2018 at 08:26PM

Mass production of sugar in America beginning in 16th century changed the world. 10 million slaves were imported to America, 70% of which worked in sugar plantations. Free market controlled sugar. Slave-trading companies sold shares in Amsterdam, London, and Paris stock exchanges. The yield was about 6% a year. Everything was being done due toContinue reading “Thought of Today: July 14, 2018 at 08:26PM”

Thought of Today: July 13, 2018 at 12:25AM

Action: creating garbage disposals next to the beach. Routing sewage to beaches. Result: Some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, are all toxic to swim in. Ecoli level at Ramleh Baida (the only public beach in Lebanon) is 400 times bigger than safe standard. 3% chance for any swimmer to get sick immediately.Continue reading “Thought of Today: July 13, 2018 at 12:25AM”

Thought of Today: July 09, 2018 at 05:39AM

Some serious Scholars, with the development of nano-robots, and the successful attempt to double the life expectancy in the lab of some species, suggest that by 2050, some humans will become a-mortal (in the absence of fatal trauma, their lives could be extended indefinitely). #thankyouscience

Thought of Today: July 09, 2018 at 05:31AM

19th century: medical procedure for minor limb injuries – Amputation. Anaesthetic: none. Four people holding the patient down. 20th century: medical procedure for minor limb injuries – considered minor injury – out patient procedure and antibiotic. Full anesthetics that makes the patient laugh during treatment. #thankyouscience

Thought of Today: July 07, 2018 at 07:20AM

There are about 2000 billionaires on Earth, among which 30% don’t have a college degree. 29% of Americans believe that they will one day become millionaires. American workers have been underpaid by as much as $10 trillion since 2000. 15 million US workers are self-employed. There are today 6 millions job openings available nationwide, andContinue reading “Thought of Today: July 07, 2018 at 07:20AM”

Thought of Today: July 07, 2018 at 06:53AM

My greatest epiphany of this year so far is that we (homosapiens) were better off as Hunters Gatherers and that the agricultural revolution 11,000 years ago was a bad thing that happened to us and to Earth. 1. We became domesticated and enslaved by crops and eventually by each other. 2. We lost the senseContinue reading “Thought of Today: July 07, 2018 at 06:53AM”

Thought of Today: June 15, 2018 at 05:41PM

“طب كنتوا ليه بتعلمونا نحفظ البِرّ وجمايله؟ طب كنتوا ليه بتعلمونا نكره الظلم وعمايله؟ لمّـا انتو ناويين تسجنونا في أرضنا.. كان إيه لزوم العلم وهمومه ورزايله؟ طب كنتو سبتونا بهايم.. كنا نِمْنَــا مرتاحين! إزاي أبيع أرضي، وعارف إن جسمي أصله طين؟” هشام الجخ ثلاث خرفان