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”
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”
Just a note to keep in mind… we have tried socialism before and it didn’t work.
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”
% 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)
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”
All the Lebanese I met in Lebanon, at all different levels of society, were contractors … whether it is a bakery or construction … some immigrants or refugees performed the actual work at the end of the day.
“Evolution mounded our minds and bodies to the life of Hunter-gatherers. The transition first to agriculture and then to industrial has condemned us to living unnatural lives that cannot give full expression to our inherent inclinations and instincts, and therefore cannot satisfy our deepest yearnings.” “The romantic insistence on seeing a dark shadow behind eachContinue reading “Thought of Today: August 04, 2018 at 10:20AM”
“Was the late Neil Armstrong, whose footprint remains intact on the windless moon, happier than the nameless hunter-gathered who 30,000 years ago left her handprint on a wall in Chauvet Cave? If not, what was the point of developing agriculture, cities, writing, coinage, empires, science, and industry?” Yuval Harari #sapiens