Public issues

Societies Create Intelligence and Others Create Foolishness

The story says that ten children were playing next to a railway; nine of them chose to play next to a linewhere the train passesoccasion allywhereas the tenth child chose to play alone next to an abandoned rail line. When the railroad worker saw the train coming, he panicked fearing for the life of the nine children playing on the ...

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Syrian doctor Asadour Altounian Asadour Altounian

is considered to be the first to establish the foundations of modern medicine and surgery in Aleppo. He was the first to bring and use penicillin in Syria after his discovery in 1928, and the first to bring the X-ray machine for the city of Aleppo in 1896, a year after its discovery. He was the first to establish a ...

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Together we advance ..we teach and learn

Our story in Together We Rise should begin with a simple question: What if? What if the private school sector in Syria focuses on cooperation rather than competition? What if we pay more attention to positive practices and overlook those negative ones? What if there was a way to bring together teachers and school boards from different schools in Syria ...

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Industry of ignorance and misinformation

Is there a science called ignorance and misinforming, as there is a science called physics or a like ?? How can science be ignorance? Agnotology, the science of ignorance, is concerned with the study of the cultural production of ignorance. The term was coined by science historian Robert N. Proctor in 1992, giving a new vision to the stream of ...

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Ways to face the difficulties of life and live happily

Economic crises, wars, lack of financial resources, loss of job stability and insecurity turn our lives upside down and prevent the fulfillment of our dreams as well as the great amount of sadness and pain they cause us.And because we want to live a normal life like other people we will review some tips that help us to face the ...

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With Knowledge Only Communities Survive

The educational reality does not separate from the general Syrian wreckage, but it is the most dangerous threat and the more durable in the devastating effects of war because its catastrophic effects and results will appear for decades to come as it happens in all the wars that tear the society and the state. The dialogue and participation must therefore ...

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The Importance of Arabic Language

The Arabic language is one of the most important features of the Arab identity. It worked long on transmitting the history and culture of the Arab civilizations over time. It is considered one of the most factors thatpreserved on the unity of the Arab nation from the ocean to the gulf. The importance of the Arabic language comes from the ...

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The Shadow Economy in Syria

The most prominent reason for the emergence of the shadow economy in Syria is the adoption of the liberal market policies and the continuation of the developmental decline of social segments and sectors that was the cornerstone to the growing of the shadow economy in Syria. That was in conjunction with several reasonsmost notably are : GDP growth rates because ...

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Organ Trafficking… A Threat on Social Peace

How heartless have those “humans” trading with organs of other humans, young or old, become? How far did their unconsciousness and indifference to other people’s feelings reach? Some “humans” reached a point where they are kidnapping children, murdering them and taking out their guts to sell them for a bunch of money? What kind of religion or faith might be ...

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