Adonis Diaries

Archive for August 25th, 2013

Egypt casualties matching Iraq score this month?

The UN and international communities are trying hard to forget that Iraq still exist. The monthly casualties in Iraq due to daily dozen terrorist attacks on civilians have climbed to over 3,000.

Iraq, this once most highly literate State and the wealthiest among the “Arab” States has been reduced to suffer the ignominies of the most ignorant and Takfiri terrorist movements implanted by Saudi Arabia Wahhabi regime.

And Egypt restored ex-generals’ role in provinces before the latest mass bloody crackdown on the peaceful sit-in of the Moslem Brotherhood movement. The casualties are climbing quickly: Over 560 killed and 4,000 injured withing a day, and every day scores are being harvested since the bloody crackdown on peaceful demonstrators.

Tom Perry posted in Aswat Masriya (Egyptian Voices) this August 13, 2013

CAIRO, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Egypt’s interim president named at least 18 new provincial governors on Tuesday, half of them retired generals, in a shake-up that restored the influence of men from army and police backgrounds and flushed out Muslim Brotherhood members.

Deposed President Mohamed Mursi had appointed a number of civilians as provincial governors during his one year in office. Many of them were members of the Brotherhood. That marked a break with the Hosni Mubarak era, when the posts typically went to retired army and police officers.

The new appointees were sworn in by interim President Adli Mansour, head of the army-backed government which replaced the Mursi administration that was removed from power last month after mass protests against Brotherhood rule.

                            Minister of Defence and Military Production Abdel Fattah al-Sisi inspects an air defence formation on March 28, 2013 – photo from the Facebook page of the military spokesman

Critics said the line-up announced on Tuesday was a step backwards.

“It is Mubarak’s days,” prominent blogger Alaa Abd El Fattah wrote on his Twitter feed. “Down down with every Mubarak. Sisi is Mubarak,” he added, referring to General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the army chief who deposed Mursi.

Mursi’s final days in office were marked by controversy fuelled by his decision to appoint a member of the Gamaa Islamiya, a once-armed Islamist group, as governor of Luxor, where members of the movement killed 58 tourists in 1997.

Mursi’s appointment of Brotherhood members as provincial governors fuelled accusations that his movement was staging a power grab – a charge the Brotherhood always denied but which added fuel the uprising against his rule.

Strong Egypt party, a party led by former Brotherhood politician Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh, described the shake up as “a step towards the militarization of the state that copied the approach of the Brotherhood“, Al-Ahram reported, quoting its spokesman.

In a meeting at the presidential palace, Mansour told the governors their priority was to improve public services, “provide essential commodities at appropriate prices, and bring about security in the Egyptian street”.

Writing on his Facebook page, Mohamed Abu Hamed, a former MP, said it was “a very positive step” towards implementing the army-backed roadmap that envisions parliamentary elections within about five months. (Additional reporting by Omar Fahmyl; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

Meditate in full Consciousness: In 25 Lessons?

I say: “Truth is what I experienced and fits nicely in my Life World Vision; for a duration, the longer the more trustworthy” (adonis49 saying)

A few of the best selling books of Christophe Andre are “Imperfect, free and happy” and “The states of the spirits”

Five basic exercises:

1. Follow your respiration (12 min)

2. Take conscious of your body (13 min)

3. Absorb the sounds (11 min)

4. Detach from your thoughts (12 min)

5. Open up to the experience of the moment (15 min)

Why these numbers exactly? To fit an hour of exercise?

Four advanced meditation techniques:

1. The body in pain (14 min)

2. The painful emotions (14 min)

3. Full consciousness of pain and happiness (15 min(

4. Meditate on love and relationship (15 min)

And a single lengthy meditation session: Open Consciousness (30 min)

And how’s that is done?

1. Regular practices require efforts

2. Stop, sit, and close the eyes: Receive and observe what the body and spirit capture

3. Start in quiet locations. Afterward, you can meditate anywhere you are.

4. Learn to just feel instead of reflecting: Be instead of doing

5. Stay focused on your experience: Do not worry if occasionally you feel uneasy and uncomfortable

6. Any moment is good for meditation. Better to begin your day with a few exercises.

I say: ”

Truth Beckons

Truth Beckons


adonis49

adonis49

adonis49

August 2013
M T W T F S S
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  

Blog Stats

  • 1,419,348 hits

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.adonisbouh@gmail.com

Join 771 other followers

%d bloggers like this: