Last weekend, I visited “remembering Gallipoli” exhibition at Sydney’s Customs house which was held to commemorate the Gallipoli campaign. It included 20-30 photos each showing a picture of a soldier … Continue reading Remembering Gallipoli – But How?
The other night, I was sitting, with two of my friends, in the lounge area of a club whose usual members are senior citizens. After a few minutes of regular, polite … Continue reading Male Rape
Every time that I hear about ISIS, its crimes and its imminent danger for the whole world, I remember where many troops of this and other terrorist groups in the Middle … Continue reading Libya: Why It Became a Haven for Terrorists
During the last long weekend, I went to cinema to watch “The imitation game”. I assumed it was going to be a good film because it was nominated for eight … Continue reading The Imitation Game
Do we really want what we wish for? Do our wishes actually come from our inner needs and desires? Or are we so tamed and trained to the extent that … Continue reading Do you know how to wish?
More than a year ago in another post (How language makes you dumb) I wrote about how proficiency deficiency in a language can make you “dumb”. Language is arguably the most important … Continue reading How language makes you dumb – Part 2
“For only that which we knew or practiced at fifteen will one day constitute our attraction.” Walter Benjamin I first watched American Beauty when I was 17, two years older … Continue reading American Beauty