Posts Tagged ‘born free’
Notes and comments on FB and Twitter. Part 19
Born Free? Learn to retain your freedom and how to go about it?
Comment font-ils pour avilir les ames et leurs esprits de ces nouveaux recruts qui n’ont pas experimentes le meurtre?
They had good intentions: They could no longer vote laws that smacked of socialism. They liked to be re-elected by the elite classes
Large families are mostly the prerogative of the poorer classes. Public schools must have public dwelling attached to them.
If you want to learn to be concise: Try Tweeter
The Duke is Not in doing business: You pay $1,000 to meet with him.
You read enough of what your precious time allowed you. Did You read the title and the summary cover?
Obama was awarded Peace Nobel for his “good intentions to peace”. Wars are worse after 8 years. Time to revert to facts on the ground. Not likely to do same mistake with Donald Trump
On regurgite ce qu’on a retenu de notre enfance, et on y tricotte des histoires malsains, qui n’ont rien a voir avec notre enfance de brute et mal elevée. Est-ce ca devenir adulte? Toutes ces guerres et violence
C’est la parole ecrite ou oralement repetée qui ne doit jamais mourir. Le papier peut deperire si le contenu en vaut la peine de le re-copier, en appliquant un esprit nouveau.
L’immigrant: “J’en ai assez qu’on me dise que je ne suis pas digne, que peut etre je comprendrais plus tard. La plupart des citoyens ne comprennent pas grand chose, et poutant, on ne leur dit pas qu’ils ne sont pas dignes”
We all get upset, angry and we shout. So what? Getting upset and quitting is a generalized flawed sense of pride.
All human-made calamities are consequences of most of us claiming to know more than the others’, of what is right and what is wrong. We transcend our ignorance, our flawed sense of pride, our deep intelligence of our limitations and capabilities in order to fool the others’
A woman crossed the line and planted herself in front of me. I said: was I Not first? She said: So what? I’m in a hurry. I said: My right is more in a hurry to become the rule of the game
It pays to keep transparent accounting and fair mentality in every institution. A little effort can go a long way.
Wars on drugs and terror brought in more of them. Let’s have an open war on jobs and money for a change.
Notes and comments on FB and Twitter. Part 17
I don’t mind a broken day-dream. Just badly need to recollect any dream I ever had
Defeat is Not in the realm of many: Got to act on your beliefs to earn this opportunity: to dance hysterically.
They stole the 10 commandments, and erased the 11th: You were born Free.
Don’t fret too much: it is common events that changed the direction of your destiny
Even very sad circumstances were prepared as a feast
Love is what happened between us, except literature. Such a large vacuum could have been the best part in our relationship.
Recounting your recollected past events and stands is what precipitate our demise. People don’t care how you changed: They never changed.
That women had no rights to vote or have a bank accounts in the last century didn’t prevent males to think that women deserved more consideration, and vice versa. Currently, women have most of the rights, work and go to universities, but the level of “consideration” has shifted direction
“Consideration” is a perception of the others’ mental state: A certified certification of your learning is one of the Minor factors
You were born Free? Take active positions and respect others’ opinions to retain your freedom
“You are courageous?” Does that mean you are as hard as nails? This is a quality that rare people dare to admit they have.
To all Lebanese living in Lebanon, including the wealthy and leaders, Are you addicted to slow death and proud of it?
Just creating this lame excuse of going abroad to earn another certificate or MBA: If you are Not used to read a lot, you are wasting your parents’ dear money for a short outing
Amine Rihani said it concisely: England was the land for the foreign intellectuals persecuted in their countries. They could publish anything they want totally freely. However, the British intellectual was sanctioned if his writings didn’t match the establishment views on traditions.
More bitter than security is who is let to inherit fear.
Tout ce que voit l’homme, il le prend pour un jouet. On ne devient jamais un sage adulte.
East Aleppo must fall quickly: The Hezbollah fighters want a great reason to withdraw to the eastern Lebanon mountain chain to clean our borders from Daesh and Al Nusra
East Aleppo must be retaken quickly and the Syrian army enters Al Baab: Erdogan plans to dominate northern Syrian territory must be checked.
Any religious sect demanding that the ratio of soldiers and officers be commensurate to its size is to tacitly admit that its moral and spiritual forces are waning. It wants an alternative force to retain its domination. This ratio suggestion is Not adapted to keep the community united.
In 1902, 114 years ago, Amin Rihani replied to the reforms of the new Ottoman Moutassarref to Mount Lebanon, Mozaffar Pasha. Rihani’s set of reforms priority was:
1) Establish public educational institutions. The religious clerics Must be forbidden to run or teach in these public schools.
2) Religious clerics must be denied interventions in any civic decisions or civic laws.
3) Public employees must submit to exams and be selected according to their capabilities.
4) Confiscate religious real estates and pay back the private owners who donated their lands.
Learn to retain your freedom, born with it? How to go about it?
Long time ago, a small community voiced a set of laws or codes of behaviour: Males and females voted on the laws after a calamity that decimated the village.
The neighboring villages refused to even listen to these laws: They are cleverer than this community and felt comfortable with their customs.
The laws were orally spread to far away communities.
A few villages selected the items that satisfied their life-styles, and the chief or the council of elders contributed in the trade-off discussions.
A few villages edited the laws and interpreted them differently.
All the villages never got to the last items in the laws that stipulated: “You are born free. Learn to retain your freedom”.
This items was the abstract one among the other more practical in nature for running the daily life.
And it was Not logical: Why you need to learn to be free if you were born with it?
Many people were burned alive for voicing publicly this right and considered to be heretic persons and witches.
Nowadays, this item is back on the list of laws, but the operationalization of how and what to learn is muddy and diverse.
War in mostly the preferred option to subjugate other communities into abiding to laws that don’t suit their conditions, situations and world views.