Today We Stand For Free Thinking

Adam Lee once said: “Not only is there nothing to be gained by believing an untruth, but there is everything to lose when we sacrifice the indispensable tool of reason on the altar of superstition.”Free Thinking is all about freedom in searching for truth, and a better life.It is freedom from all negative and illusiveContinue reading “Today We Stand For Free Thinking”

Memoir Part 10: Lebanese Summer Vacations

My relationship to Lebanon is the relationship of a son to a war torn mother who has, under the heavy struggles of war, forgotten that her son even exists, but when he shows up, she hugs him unaware, with empty attention, while gazing to the fires and bombs in the horizon. I was born aContinue reading “Memoir Part 10: Lebanese Summer Vacations”

Thought of Today 8-19-2018

“The only thing we can try to do is to influence the direction scientists are taking. But since we might soon be able to engineer our desires too, the real question facing us is not ‘what do we want to become?’, But ‘what do we want to want?’ And those who are not spooked byContinue reading “Thought of Today 8-19-2018”

Thought of Today: August 07, 2018 at 04:46PM

If you are born before 2000, this is FYI: 1. Youtube 6 figure income Channels grow by 40% every year. 2. 75% of children want to be youtubers when they grow up. 3. 400 hours of content is uploaded to YouTube every minute. 4. Over the past 5 years, Youtube paid $5B for content creators.Continue reading “Thought of Today: August 07, 2018 at 04:46PM”

Thought of Today: August 07, 2018 at 12:48PM

% of students learning a foreign language Liechtenstein 100% Luxembourg 100% Malta 100% Norway 100% Austria 100% Romania 100% France 100% Spain 96% Sweden 92% Finland 84% Italy 82% Germany 82% Iceland 78% Netherlands 70% Belgium 64% US 20% (Pew)

Thought of Today: August 07, 2018 at 08:29AM

The Scientific finding that happiness is not correlated with objective conditions but rather with subjective expectations is a confirmation of the long wise philosophical heritage and religious wisdom of contentment. الاكتشاف العلمي بان السعادة غير متناسبة مع الأحوال الموضوعية، و إنما هي متناسبة مع التوقعات الشخصية يؤكد الحكمة القديمة الفلسفية و التراثية و الدينية بأنContinue reading “Thought of Today: August 07, 2018 at 08:29AM”