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He who Does Good to the Unworthy

Once upon a time, a group of Arabs went out for hunting, they came across a female hyena, which the Arabs used to call “Om Amer”, and started to chase it. It was a very hot day, so the hyena sought shelter in the house of a Bedouin man. When the man saw that the hyena is exhausted because of ...

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Lurking Wolves

A shepherd led his flock of sheep to their barn and closed all the doors. So, when the hungry wolves came and found the doors locked and failed reach the sheep, they conspired to free the sheep from the barn, which is to start a protest in front of the shepherd house calling for the freedom of the flock of ...

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Seven Advices to Boost Self Confidence

Don’t hate the way you look: you should not frustrate yourself by obsessing about the way you look. Instead, look for the thing that you like about yourself, be grateful for it and stop shaming yourself. This might be hard at the beginning, but it will get easier with practice, so don’t worry. Stop being shy: your shyness keeps you ...

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The Syrian Professor who Saved Millions of Lives

The Syrian professor “Hunein John Maassab” who saved millions of lives, who is he? He was professor of Epidemiology known for developing the “Live attenuated influenza vaccine”. He was born in Damascus on June 11th 1926 and died on February 1st 2014 in the state of North Carolina at the age of 87. He had both Syrian and American citizenships. ...

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The meaning of “Houris” is revealed by Syriac Aramaic

The issue of “Houris” is one of the major problems, or rather the “major calamity,” which people are puzzled to find a solution to, not because it is a metaphysical creature that non has ever seen before to tell us about it and end the matter at this point .. but because it goes beyond that due to the number ...

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Learn about the Most Important Things Smart People Avoid Maintaining their Success

Smart people avoid lamenting the circumstances and conditions surrounding them: Smart people avoid wasting time lamenting the circumstances surrounding them, because they are characterized by bearing the responsibility, and their awareness that it is important to face the many difficulties. Smart people Avoid complaining about things beyond their control: They do not exaggerate in complaining about the poor conditions surrounding ...

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Who is ‘Ahikar’ The Wise?

‘Ahikar’ was born in Kalhu, the capital of ancient Assyria. His name is composed of two words (Ah, Ikar) that means a generous man. ‘Ahikar’ means in the Aramaic language (The wise). He was known for his wit and good measure and his name was circulated widely in all countries to the extent that a famous story in the ancient ...

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Lions Remain Lions and Hyenas Remain Hyenas

A tiger accompanied his friend the lion to learn fishing. On their way, he noticed that hyenas were chasing them all the way. ‘Why are they watching us’, he said to the lion. But the lion gave no answer. The lion found his prey, so the hyenas started to roar loudly. ‘Why are hyenas roaring’, the tiger asked his friend ...

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Where will history go now, Hegel??

Is Syria today the tool of God to make history??  I have long tried to write about my enemies… but my enemies, though they are plenty, no longer tempted me to write. Nowadays, I only feel sorry for history itself which was forced to take a compulsory path designed and constructed by the makers of western policy. Although every movement ...

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Best Age for Learning Foreign Languages

Scientists at the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at Massachusetts Institute of Technology stated that the best age to master a foreign language at the same level of native speakers is before the age of ten. Scientists published the results of their study in Cognition Journal which reported that scientists have  innovated a model to analyze the information collected ...

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