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The roundtable of religions

A roundtable of discussion on “Religions and Morals”, brought together a group of religious men from different faiths, religions and doctrines. Among the discussants was a Christian theology scientist from Latin America, and the current supreme spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism, dubbed the “Dalai Lama”. After the debate ended, the Christian cleric asked the Dalai Lama: What is the best ...

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Healing and treating hearts

An interesting advertisement once caught my eye; the ad said:” healing and treating hearts” I was full of curiosity so I entered the shop, there I found an old man who looked at me and smiled saying : ” don’t be surprised, yes, I do fix and treat hearts”  then he put his right ear next to my heart , ...

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Freedom of forced choice

Let’s start with a simple example, when you visit a friend at home and he asks you: would you like to drink coffee or tea? You wouldn’t think of asking for juice for example, and this situation is called “freedom of forced choice” ,It makes your mind limited to specific choices imposed on you involuntarily and prevent your mind from ...

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“NeverUnderestimate Your Father”

Once, a king ordered his soldiers to kill the elderly. There was a young man who loved his father very much. When the young man heard about the king’s order, he brought his father into a secret room under the house. When the soldiers came, they found no one there. Dayspassed and the king was informed by his spies and ...

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Religious Diversity Facts “Sects is Diversity not a Difference”

Sectarianism is a temporary phenomenon. It goes without saying that sectarianism in Syria, even if it seemed to be associated with the features of the crises of Syria including the current one, does not represent a common phenomenon that threats the unity of the Syrian entity and people. Rather what is manifested out of this sectarianism has a local and ...

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Ibn Rushd is “the Father of Secularism”

The fundamentalist movements swept through the Arab and Islamic communities politically, culturally and ideologically, and they sought to remove all that is rational in the Arab and Islamic heritage. The fundamentalist thoughtwas not the outcome of these movements, although it had fully expressed them. But it goes back to the history of prophetic callitself and the spread of Islam in ...

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Syria, cradle of civilizations

Every person has two homelands his own and Syria, that is undeniable fact as Syria is the “cradle of civilizations”  that reminds us of the truth about the Syrian sun which was the beacon of the world with bright rays that shone on every part of the earth. Syria is a story of cultural radiance that has not subsided over ...

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ThingsIf Gone, Will Never Come Back

Word, if uttered Arrow,if shot Time, if passed Trust, if lost Dignity, if degraded Parents, if died Life is short … You do not have enough time to visit the ones you love…for time convergence and space distance. Life is three days Yesterday; we lived it and never will it come back again. Today; we are living it, but never ...

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