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
This is not an attempt to write a review on “Amour”, the beautiful work of Michael Haneke. There so many great professional reviews out there that make my petty attempt to … Continue reading Amour
In this article, I briefly review Mary Zournazi’s book, Hope: New Philosophies for Change. The book is an anthology of interviews that Zournazi conducted. I particularly focus on two interviews. … Continue reading HOPE: new philosophies for change
Every year about %2 of the spirit is actually lost. It just disappears and evaporates into thin air. Gone forever. It’s what we call the “ANGELS’ SHARE”.
All advertisements you see on TV, newspapers, magazines or the Internet, use some common keywords: cheap, discount, sale, % off, $x less, etc. The first idea that comes to mind is that … Continue reading Advertising Poverty
I’ve followed the works of many thinkers, writers and poets who left my country to live in other parts of the world. What I’ve noticed is that most of they … Continue reading How language makes you dumb